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Baseball and Cricket The Creation of American Team Sports, 1838-72 (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0252074459
ISBN-13: 9780252074455
Sku: 203955222
Publish Date: 8/13/2012
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 0.75T
Pages:  277
Age Range:  NA
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How and why Americans chose baseball over its early rival, cricket, as the national pastime
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How and why Americans chose baseball over its early rival, cricket, as the national pastime

George B. Kirsch takes us back to amateur playing fields around the country to re-create the excitement of the early matches, the players, clubs, and their fans. As a narrative history, Baseball and Cricket places the growing popularity of the two sports within the social context of mid-nineteenth-century American cities. The book's comparative analysis follows baseball's transition from a leisure sport to a commercialized, professional enterprise and offers the first complete discussion of the early American cricket clubs.

A volume in the series Sport and Society, edited by Benjamin G. Rader and Randy Roberts

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0277
Product attributePublisher:   University of Illinois Press
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