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Baseball and American culture

Walker, Donald E.

Baseball and American culture

a thematic bibliography of over 4,500 works

by Walker, Donald E.

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Baseball -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementcompiled by Donald E. Walker and B. Lee Cooper.
      ContributionsCooper, B. Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7514.B3 W35 1995, GV863.A1 W35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1121500M
      ISBN 100786400498
      LC Control Number94048267

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        While the Yankees weren’t the last team in baseball to integrate (that was the Red Sox), the club took their sweet time in making Elston Howard their first African-American player in , eight. Baseball America is the authority on the MLB Draft, MLB prospects, college baseball, high school baseball, international free agents. Baseball America finds the future of the game of baseball.

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The question of the origins of baseball has been the subject of debate and controversy for more than a century. Baseball and the other modern bat, ball, and running games—cricket and rounders—were developed from folk games in early Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe (such as France and Germany).Early forms of baseball had a number of names, including "base ball", "goal ball", "round.

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Edited by Dr. Edward J. Rielly, author of Baseball: An Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, the book examines how baseball and society intersect and interact.