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Author Riess, Steven A.

Title Touching base : professional baseball and American culture in the Progressive Era / Steven A. Riess.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.35709 R446t    ---  Available
Edition Rev. ed.
Description x, 308 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Sport and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-295) and index.
Contents Take me out to the ball game : the crowd and the ideology of baseball -- Professional baseball and urban politics -- Politics, ballparks, and the neighborhoods -- Professional Sunday baseball and social reform -- Professional baseball as a source of social mobility.
Subject Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0252067754 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252024672 (cloth : alk. paper)

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