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The Resource Baseball : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns ; with a new chapter by Kevin Baker ; preface by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; with an introduction by Roger Angell ; contributions by John Thorn ... [et al.] ; and an interview with Buck O'Neil

Baseball : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns ; with a new chapter by Kevin Baker ; preface by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; with an introduction by Roger Angell ; contributions by John Thorn ... [et al.] ; and an interview with Buck O'Neil

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Baseball : an illustrated history
Title
Baseball
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns ; with a new chapter by Kevin Baker ; preface by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; with an introduction by Roger Angell ; contributions by John Thorn ... [et al.] ; and an interview with Buck O'Neil
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A moving and fascinating history of the game of baseball. Goes beyond the stolen bases and home runs to demonstrate how baseball has been influenced by, and has in turn influenced, American life
Member of
Summary
Rereleased to coincide with the PBS broadcast of a new two-part "Tenth Inning" episode, an updated edition features a new chapter on such topics as the 1994 strike, the home-run race of 1998, and recent steroid controversies
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
162311
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.357
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an illustrated history
Label
Baseball : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns ; with a new chapter by Kevin Baker ; preface by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; with an introduction by Roger Angell ; contributions by John Thorn ... [et al.] ; and an interview with Buck O'Neil
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 548-549) and index
Contents
Preface to the 2010 edition: Negative capability -- Preface: Where memory gathers -- Introduction: Hard lines / Roger Angell -- Our game: beginnings to 1900 -- Why baseball / John Thorn -- Something like a war: 1900-1910 -- Stats / Bill James -- The faith of fifty million people: 191-1920 -- The minors / David Lamb -- That big son of a bitch: 1920-1930 -- The church of baseball / Thomas Boswell -- Shadow ball: 1930-1940 -- Why would you feel sorry for me? / an interview with Buck O'Neill -- Thirties baseball / Robert W. Creamer -- The national pasttime: 1940-1950 -- Fan / Doris Kearns Goodwin -- The capital of baseball: 1950-1960 -- Fifties baseball / George F. Will -- A whole new game: 1960-1970 -- Baseball and African American life / Gerald Early -- Home: the modern ear -- Always right on time / Daniel Okrent -- The age of miracles and wonders: twenty-first century baseball / Kevin Baker
Control code
2010004072
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Updated ed.
Extent
xxvii, 564 p.
Isbn
9780375711978
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010004072
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn503596105
Label
Baseball : an illustrated history, narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns ; with a new chapter by Kevin Baker ; preface by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; with an introduction by Roger Angell ; contributions by John Thorn ... [et al.] ; and an interview with Buck O'Neil
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 548-549) and index
Contents
Preface to the 2010 edition: Negative capability -- Preface: Where memory gathers -- Introduction: Hard lines / Roger Angell -- Our game: beginnings to 1900 -- Why baseball / John Thorn -- Something like a war: 1900-1910 -- Stats / Bill James -- The faith of fifty million people: 191-1920 -- The minors / David Lamb -- That big son of a bitch: 1920-1930 -- The church of baseball / Thomas Boswell -- Shadow ball: 1930-1940 -- Why would you feel sorry for me? / an interview with Buck O'Neill -- Thirties baseball / Robert W. Creamer -- The national pasttime: 1940-1950 -- Fan / Doris Kearns Goodwin -- The capital of baseball: 1950-1960 -- Fifties baseball / George F. Will -- A whole new game: 1960-1970 -- Baseball and African American life / Gerald Early -- Home: the modern ear -- Always right on time / Daniel Okrent -- The age of miracles and wonders: twenty-first century baseball / Kevin Baker
Control code
2010004072
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Updated ed.
Extent
xxvii, 564 p.
Isbn
9780375711978
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010004072
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn503596105

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