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On the search for well-being

Author: Henry J Bruton
Publisher: Ann Arbor ; [Great Britain] : University of Michigan Press, ©1997.
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In Past Time, Jules Tygiel provides baseball history with a difference. Instead of a pitch-by-pitch account of great games, in this groundbreaking book, the field is American history and baseball  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry J Bruton
ISBN: 0472087169 9780472087167 0472107917 9780472107919 0195089588 9780195089585 0195146042 9780195146042
OCLC Number: 222529480
Description: xiii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction1. The National Game: Reflectionson the Rise of Baseball in the 1850s and 1860s2. The Mortar of Which Baseball is Held Together: Henry Chadwick and the Invention of Baseball Statistics3. Incarnations of Success: Charles Comiskey, Connie Mack, John McGraw, and Clark Griffith4. New Ways of Knowing: Baseball in the 1920s5. Adjusting to the New Order: Branch Rickey, Larry MacPhail, and the Great Depression6. Unreconciled Strivings: Baseball in Jim Crow America7. The Shot Heard Round the World8. The Homes of the Braves: Baseball's Shifting Geography, 1953-19729. Populist Baseball: Baseball Fantasies in the 1980sNotesIndex
Responsibility: Henry J. Bruton.
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Baseball's deep, continual integration into American society is the theme in this book. [It] consists of independent chapters that focus on how society shaped the game, and vice versa, during Read more...

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