7 edition of Baseball and Other Matters in 1941 found in the catalog.
February 1, 2000
by Bison Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||339|
Baseball, first dubbed the “national pastime” in print in , is the country’s most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the 21st century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as well as white men. Furthermore, baseball’s greatest charm a clockless suspension of time is also its greatest liability in a . Creamer, Robert W. Overview. Recreates the glory and atmosphere of the great baseball season of , when DiMaggio had his record fifty-six game hitting streak, Williams batted, and America went to war. Rhubarb in the catbird Baseball and other matters in
Sporting News Baseball Record Book. pages. Has Red Barber and Bob Elson on the cover. Has photos and diagrams of every major league ballpark. Has player statistics and league records. Has World Series and All-Star game records. Has a large rules section. Has schedules. Excellent condition. Ex/Mt $ Readers might also enjoy Creamer's biography on Casey Stengel and his narrative of baseball in (BASEBALL AND OTHER MATTERS). This is an excellent biography by a talented writer. great book, the best babe ruth book ever writtenCited by:
Back to 56, and Dem Bums Joe DiMaggio's magical hitting streak, Ted Williams' run at and the rise of the Dodgers result in one of baseball's most memorable years. In conjunction with SABR's Eight Myths Out project, here are specific examples of factual errors or misinformation that appear in Eight Men Out, both the best-selling book written by Eliot Asinof and the film directed by John Sayles.. Certain entries on this list may seem like pedantic nitpicking: surnames misspelled, Abe Attell's boxing record exaggerated, erroneous .
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All this is portrayed against the looming U.S. entry into World War II."-Library Journal. Robert W. Creamer, one of the best and most perceptive writers on baseball, remembers the baseball-and other matters-of in a tribute to the game that is also part memoir.
Creamer was a long-time writer and editor at Sports Illustrated/5(12). Creamer writes that in the summer of he "rooted for the Dodgers, DiMaggio and the Russians." In addition to baseball, Creamer details the events leading up to World War II.
"Baseball and Other Matters in " is heavier on the National League pennant race and lighter on the feats of Williams and DiMaggio than most readers would expect/5. Robert W. Creamer, one of the best and most perceptive writers on baseball, remembers the baseball—and other matters—of in a tribute to the game that is also part memoir.
Creamer was a long-time writer and editor at Sports : UNP - Bison Books. Baseball and Other Matters in Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, pp.
Paper, $ Originally published injournalist RobertW. Creamer's memoir of baseball during the season remains an exciting read for baseball fans and has been attractively repackaged in a paperback edition by the University of Nebraska Press.
Creamer writes that in the summer of he "rooted for the Dodgers, DiMaggio and the Russians." In addition to baseball, Creamer details the events leading up to World War II. "Baseball and Other Matters in " is heavier on the National League pennant race and lighter on the feats of Williams and DiMaggio than most readers would expect/5(5).
A very good book by the late Robert Creamer on the season for baseball. Talks a lot about the game hitting streak by Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams and his pursuit of batting, the pennant race of Dodgers and Cardinals and the World Series between the Yankees and Dodgers.4/5.
Robert W. Creamer, one of the best and most perceptive writers on baseball, remembers the baseball—and other matters—of in a tribute to the game that is also part memoir. Creamer was a long-time writer and editor at Sports Illustrated. Get this from a library.
Baseball and other matters in a celebration of the best baseball season ever-- in the year America went to war. [Robert W Creamer]. About the Book One of the most endearing of American heroes, Casey Stengel guided the New York Yankees to ten pennants in twelve seasons. Here is the brilliant manager stripped naked—the person underneath all the clowning, mugging, and double-talking.
Baseball and Other Matters in Bison Books. ISBN Vaccaro, Mike (). The Greatest Year In Sports: Two Baseball Legends, Two Boxing Champs, and the Unstoppable Thoroughbred Who Made History in the Shadow of War. Doubleday. ISBN External links.
Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Champions: New York Yankees. Ted Williams ended the season with a batting average. No hitter (qualifying for the batting title) has hit over since the season. Major League Baseball.
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In other words, is the Bleak House of baseball seasons; the rest are Martin Chuzzlewit in comparison. Not so fast, declares Reed Browning in Author: Luke Epplin. DiMaggio's elegant presence and game hitting streak were hardly the only reasons that merits inclusion in any baseball time capsule.
That summer, as the United States edged toward entry. Click to read more about Baseball in ' A Celebration of the "Best Baseball Season Ever" by Robert W. Creamer. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5. Topics: 3, Posts: 51, Last Post: Selling Rare Collectible Circa Selling Rare Collectible Circa by bulldogPM.
Baseball Card. Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler Sr. (J – J ) was an American politician from represented Kentucky in the U.S. Senate and served as its 44th and 49th from his political positions, he also served as the second Commissioner of Baseball from to and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Alma mater: Transylvania University, Harvard Law.
Large vintage photograph of the World Series, a first-baseline action-shot of the seventh inning of game three, with Yankee pitcher Marius Russo on the mound and Attilio “Cookie” Lavagetto at bat. “After a short, one-year absence, the perennial champion New York Yankees returned to the familiar territory of post-season baseball in They Also Served book.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia/5. (US, chiefly baseball, dated) The half of the standings containing the teams with the best records. Robert W.
Creamer, Baseball and Other Matters inpage Let me pause to explain “second division” to those for whom the term has little or no significance. For the first half of the twentieth century the classic, constant number of. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Author of Stengel, Baseball in '41, Babe, Baseball and other matters inBabe-the legend comes to lifeWritten works: Babe: The Legend Comes to Life. I’m all about the veterans, so I appreciate books about baseball during World War II. Robert Creamer published Baseball and Other Matters inan excellent look at America right before its entry.
There’s also Playing for Their Nation: Baseball and the American Military during World War II by Steven Bullock.Therefore, what you will find in this book are the biographies of former professional baseball players who died serving their country between and I hope you will enjoy reading Baseball's Dead of World War II as much as I enjoyed writing it.
The most important book ever published on Negro League baseball, Peterson's pioneering tome brought the other side of the color line to life, and helped make a case for the eventual Hall of Fame.