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Cambridge Companion to Baseball

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ISBN-10: 0521145759

ISBN-13: 9780521145756

Edition: 2011

Authors: Leonard Cassuto, Stephen Partridge

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List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Leonard Cassuto is Professor of English at Fordham University.

Stephen Partridge is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of British Columbia.

List of illustrations
List of contributors
Baseball: a chronology
The rules of baseball
Baseball in literature, baseball as literature
Babe Ruth, sabermetrics, and baseball's politics of greatness
Interchapter: Babe Ruth
Not the major leagues: Japanese and Mexican Americans and the national pastime
Baseball and the color line: from the Negro Leagues to the major leagues
Interchapter: Jackie Robinson and Curt Flood
Baseball and war
Baseball and the American city
Interchapter: Walter O'Malley
Baseball at the movies
The baseball fan
Baseball and material culture
Interchapter: the Honus Wagner T-206 baseball card
Global baseball: Japan and East Asia
Interchapter: Roberto Clemente and Ichiro
Global baseball: Latin America
Cheating in baseball
Interchapter: Pete Rose
Baseball's economic development
Interchapter: Andy Messersmith, Charlie Finley, and George Steinbrenner
Baseball and mass media
A guide to further reading