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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:   Print book : 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
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean A Sullivan
ISBN: 080329283X 9780803292833
OCLC Number: 53192920
Notes: "Bison books."
Reprint. Originally published in hardcover in 1998.
Compilation of baseball writings from work that appeared between 1901 and 1948.
Description: xviii, 238 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
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.

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Containing 105 documents that talk about baseball history beginning with the formation of the American League and concluding with the death of Babe Ruth, this book covers topics such as: the Merkle  Read more...

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"An invaluable reference tool."-Newark Star-Ledger Newark Star-Ledger "[Middle Innings] begins with the formation of the American League and ends with the death of Babe Ruth. In between are some of Read more...

 
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