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Middle innings : a documentary history of baseball, 1900-1948

Author: Dean A Sullivan
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2001], ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dean A. Sullivan presents a fascinating array of provocative, unexpected, and illuminating materials revealing the rich history of baseball. The 105 pieces in this work cover such topics as the Merkle Boner, Jim Thorpe, Christy Mathewson, the Black Sox scandal, Lou Gehrig, the death of Ray Chapman, Ty Cobb, Dizzy Dean, and more from the storied major leagues. Lesser-known treasures celebrate semipro teams, boys'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dean A Sullivan
OCLC Number: 1200558700
Notes: "Bison books."
Reprint. Originally published in hardcover in 1998.
Compilation of baseball writings from work that appeared between 1901 and 1948.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 238 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits)
Contents: List of illustrations --
Preface --
Introduction --
A new century dawns --
Baseball and early twentieth century culture --
Rumblings of unrest --
The age of Ruth --
Lights, action, history --
Baseball in wartime and peacetime --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Other Titles: Documentary history of baseball, 1900-1948
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Dean A. Sullivan.

Abstract:

Dean A. Sullivan presents a fascinating array of provocative, unexpected, and illuminating materials revealing the rich history of baseball. The 105 pieces in this work cover such topics as the Merkle Boner, Jim Thorpe, Christy Mathewson, the Black Sox scandal, Lou Gehrig, the death of Ray Chapman, Ty Cobb, Dizzy Dean, and more from the storied major leagues. Lesser-known treasures celebrate semipro teams, boys' baseball fiction, Japanese baseball, college ball, black baseball, the minor leagues, women's teams, and other facets of the wonderful game of baseball.

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