Baseball, 3rd Ed. : A History of America's Game
In this third edition of his lively history of America's game--widely recognized as the best of its kind--Benjamin G. Rader expands his scope to include commentary on Major League Baseball through the 2006 season: record crowds and record income, construction of new ballparks, a change in the strike zone, a surge in recruiting Japanese players, and an emerging cadre of explosive long-ball hitters.
- Hardback | 328 pages
- 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
- 02 May 2008
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
Other books in this series
"A grand slam... An entertaining, insightful history of the national pastime set within the context of major issues in American society... By far the finest one-volume history of America's game ever written." --Larry R. Gerlach, author of The Men in Blue: Conversations with Umpires
About Benjamin G. Rader
Benjamin G. Rader is James L. Sellers Professor of History at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and the author of American Sports: From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of Televised Sports.