Baseball, 3rd Ed.

Baseball, 3rd Ed. : A History of America's Game

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 24mm | 521.63g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 3rd ed.
  • 0252075501
  • 9780252075506
  • 92,330

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"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 Umpiresshow more

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.show more

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