The Origins and History of the All-american Girls Professional Baseball League (Paperback) - Fidler, Merrie A./ Cione, Jean (FRW)

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"This study begins with a brief history of women''s softball, noting its importance as a precursor to, and talent pool for, women''s professional baseball. Next the book investigates changing league administration and organization. Publicity and promotional philosophy and practices receive particular attention. Later chapters cover team administrative structure, team managers, and chaperones"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher McFarland & Company
Mfg Part# 9780786460892
SKU 215406841
Format Paperback
ISBN10 078646089X
Release Date 10/1/2010
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Editors Note This in-depth treatment of the organization and operation of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League draws on primary documents from league owner Arthur Meyerhoff and others for a unique perspective inside the AAGPBL. The study begins with a brief history of women's softball, an important precursor to, and talent pool for, women's professional baseball. Next the book investigates league administration and organization as well as publicity and promotion. Later chapters cover team administrative structures, managers, chaperones, player backgrounds, and league policies. Finally, discussion focuses on the activities of the AAGPBL Players' Association from 1980 onward. Informed by many years of research and insights from former players, this exhaustive history contains 149 photographs.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0390
Publisher McFarland & Company
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