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    Baseball and American Culture Across the Diamond

    ISBN-10: 078901484X
    ISBN-13: 9780789014849
    Author(s): Edward J. Rielly
    Description: This thoughtful look at American baseball & its social impact, examines the sport through the eyes of commentators, historians & scholars. It looks at how the sport & society intersect & interact, & how the game has come to be the quintessential  More...
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    Publisher: Routledge
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 318
    Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
    Weight: 1.430
    Language: English

    This thoughtful look at American baseball & its social impact, examines the sport through the eyes of commentators, historians & scholars. It looks at how the sport & society intersect & interact, & how the game has come to be the quintessential American sport.

    About the Editor
    Contributors
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    The American Fan
    A Distinct Sense of Belonging
    Home Base: A Survey of Backyard Baseball Diamonds
    On Fenway, Faith, and Fandom: A Red Sox Fan Reflects
    Baseball Memorabilia
    Baseball Inclusivity
    From Jackie to Elvis, from Selma to St. Petersburg: The Desegregation of Spring Training
    Creating Home with the Ball Field: The Dynamics of Baseball and Civic Inclusivity for Germans, Irishmen, and Blacks During the Late Nineteenth Century
    The Internet and the Popularization of the Negro Leagues
    Baseball and Blacks: A Loss of Affinity, a Loss of Community
    The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League: Accomplishing Great Things in a Dangerous World
    Globalization of Baseball in Popular Culture
    Money, Managing, and Myth
    Here's the Pitch: Baseball and Advertising
    From John McGraw to Joe Torre: Industrial Management Styles Applied Throughout the History of Major League Baseball
    The Hall of Fame and the American Mythology
    Baseball and the Arts
    Politics, Patriotism, and Baseball On-Screen
    Writing Their Way Home: American Writers and Baseball
    Baseball As a Second Language: The Impenetrability of Our National Pastime
    Baseball Poetry: Society's Overlooked and Underestimated Literary Art Form
    Eiron Men, "You Know Me, Alazons," and Pixies: Baseball Humor As American Humor
    Baseball and Resolution of Conflict
    Baseball Labor Relations: Is It Safe to Go Back to the Ballpark?
    God and the Diamond: The "Born-Again" Baseball Autobiography
    The Winter Meetings, the King of Baseball, and the Conscience of the Game
    Control Problems: The Limitations of Baseball As Metaphor
    Boys of Summer, Suicides of Winter: An Introduction to Baseball Suicides
    Index

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