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Author Rader, Benjamin G.

Title Baseball : a history of America's game / Benjamin G. Rader.

Imprint Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.35709 R117b 2002    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xiii, 274 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Illinois history of sports
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The fraternity and its game -- A commercial spectacle -- The first professional teams -- The first professional leagues -- The players' revolt -- The great baseball war -- Baseball's coming of age -- The big fix -- The age of Ruth -- An age of dynasties -- Baseball's great experiment -- The last days of the old game -- Baseball in trouble -- The empowerment of the players -- The demise of dynasties -- A new era.
Summary A lively, compact history of the game, including commentary on baseball in the 1990s, covering topics such as the Latino invasion, the building of retroparks, and the dizzying race for new home-run records.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0252070135 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252027035 (alk. paper)
9780252027031 (alk. paper)
9780252070136 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. UKM bA231042
UKM bA237059
NLGGC 243037163

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