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Baseball as America : seeing ourselves through our national game

Label
Baseball as America : seeing ourselves through our national game
Title
Baseball as America
Title remainder
seeing ourselves through our national game
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The official companion, filled with original and archival photographs, to the National Baseball Hall of Fame's groundbreaking four-year travelling exhibition, pays tribute to America's favorite national pasttime by featuring over thirty essays by writers, players, scholars, and fans, revealing how baseball has had a profound impact on the evolution of American culture
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.357/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV867.64
LC item number
.B39 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Baseball as America : seeing ourselves through our national game
Label
Baseball as America : seeing ourselves through our national game
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/simon032/2001057945.html
Publication
Note
Book is the companion volume to a traveling exhbit from the Baseball Hall of Fame, also called Baseball as America
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • William Kelly
  • The rise of the World Series
  • Neil Harris
  • Letter from military prison
  • Albert D. Richardson
  • Green light letter
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • The front lines to the backyard
  • Tom Brokaw
  • Baseball in a time of crisis
  • Our national spirit (From God's country and mine)
  • Allan H. (Bud) Selig)
  • Ideals and injustices (From History of colored baseball
  • Sol White
  • This morning
  • Shirley Povich
  • Letter of invitation
  • F.H. LaGuardia
  • It didn't happen overnight
  • Buck O'Neil
  • Jacques Barzun
  • Baseball is our game
  • To the patriotic lovers of America's game
  • Walt Whitman
  • Spalding's Commission
  • Tom Shieber and Ted Spencer
  • Baseball in Japan : the national pastime beyond national character
  • Roberto Clemente : activist and pioneer
  • Bruce Markusen
  • Baseball migrants : dreaming in Dominican
  • Milton Jamail
  • Enjoying it hugely
  • Annie Glidden
  • Diamonds for girls
  • C.C. Johnson Spink
  • Muscle in the Bud
  • Barbara Gregorich)-- Rooting for the team (From The natural
  • Baseball and ethnicity
  • Bernard Malamud
  • Obituary of Elizabeth Dooley
  • Dan Shaughnessy
  • Music of the sphere
  • Tim Wiles
  • Fathers eating hot dogs with sons
  • Molly O'Neill
  • Leave the plate at home
  • Charles Camp
  • A gift
  • Steven Riess
  • Michael Chabon
  • Why the Minnesota Twins have such big heads
  • Karal Ann Marling
  • From raising demons
  • Shirley Jackson
  • From my baseball years
  • Philip Roth
  • Induction speech
  • Ted Williams
  • World Series speech
  • Jackie Robinson
  • The language of numbers
  • Bill James
  • You, too, can be a general manager!
  • Daniel Okrent)
  • Enterprise and opportunity (Never far from the counting house
  • Warren Jay Goldstein
  • A ball, a bat, and a bet
  • Eliot Asinof
  • The peculiar business of baseball
  • Andrew Zimbalist
  • Growing up with the game
  • Leveling the playing field
  • Gary S. Becker
  • From Standing the Gaff
  • Harry "Steamboat" Johnson
  • Umpires and rules
  • Larry Gerlach
  • A can of beer, a slice of cake--and thou, Eddie Gaedel from Veeck as in wreck
  • Bill Veeck and Ed Linn
  • Beyond the bleachers : enhancing the fan experience
  • David Rockwell
  • John Grisham
  • Baubles, bangles, and bubble gum : baseball collectibles
  • Richard Merkin and Lawrence S. Ritter
  • Our national pastime
  • Dave Barry
  • The minors : touching the American heart
  • David Lamb
  • We never called them bums
  • Roger Kahn
  • A league of our own
  • Penny Marshall, Lowell Ganz, and Babaloo Mandel
  • Baseball as art : the American vernacular
  • Shelly Mehlman Dinhofer
  • Charlie Brown : American baseball icon
  • John Odell
  • On the air
  • Curt Smith)
  • Invention and ingenuity (About second basemen
  • Bid McPhee
  • Fighting the reserve clause
  • Pitching and hitting curveballs
  • Robert K. Adair
  • The home run
  • George Plimpton
  • What wood you rather use?
  • Craig M. Vogel
  • Communicating baseball
  • Neil Harris)
  • Curt Flood/Bowie Kuhn)
  • Sharing a common culture (Casey at bat
  • Ernest L. Thayer
  • The big show on the big screen
  • Joshua Siegel
  • Reflections on The natural
  • Barry Levinson with Joshua Siegel
  • The silent superstar
  • Paul Simon
  • Nobody will ever play baseball
  • Bob Newhart
  • The mythopoetics of place and memory
  • Charles F. Springwood
  • From Shoeless Joe
  • W.P. Kinsella
  • Weaving myths (From Shoeless Joe)
  • W.P. Kinsella
  • American diamonds
  • Gerald Early
  • Farewell
  • Roger Angell
  • There used to be a ballpark
  • Joe Raposo
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28 cm
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320 pages
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9780792264644
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2001057945
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