Reading Baseball : Books, Biographies and the Business on the Game (Paperback)

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Author and scholar Braham Dabscheck muses upon some of baseball''s silent yet magnificently important treasures. He examines several topics, including the business of the game (industrial and labor relations, Curt Flood, law, and organized baseball); social commentary and biographies (the work of Stephen Jay Gould and Ken Burns, for example); and culture of the game as it spreads across the globe to places like Australia, Japan, and Latin America. This collection of essays is both insightful and remarkable, and is a valuable companion to any enthusiast.

Specifications

Publisher Fitness Information Technology
Mfg Part# 9781935412243
SKU 218183582
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1935412248
Release Date 4/16/2011
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.5T
From the Publisher
Editors Note In Reading Baseball: Books, Biographies, and the Business of the Game, author and scholar Braham Dabsheck muses upon some of baseball's silent yet magnificently important treasures. He examines several topics, including the business of the game (industrial and labor relations, Curt Flood, law, and organized baseball); social commentary biographies (such as the work of Ken Burns and Stephen Jay Gould); and culture of the game as it spreads across the globe to places like Australia, Japan, and Latin America.||The insightful collection of essays in Reading Baseball conveys to the reader the glorious and the sinister, the cogs and the chemistry, the sentimental memories and the bitter history. The contents are an important companion to any enthusiast of baseball or sport history and culture.
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