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Author Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and the American Culture (12th : 2000 : Cooperstown, N.Y.)

Title The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American culture, 2000 / edited with an introduction by William M. Simons ; series editor, Alvin Hall
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2001
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 328 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Baseball and culture -- "When Homer smote his bloomin' lyre" : some observations on sportswriting / Roger Kahn -- Safe at home : forging intergenerational alliances / C. Oren Renick -- "Jesus is standing at the home plate" : baseball and American Christianity / Gregory Erickson -- Physical literacy in baseball and other sports / Robert Ochsner -- A flexible metaphor : baseball in the classroom / Michelle Jones -- "Walter Johnson" by Jonathan Richman : the portrait of a hero in song / Richard J. Puerzer -- pt. 2. Baseball as history -- "This town isn't big enough for both of us" : politics, economics, and local rivalries in St. Louis Major League Baseball / Roger D. Launius -- Baseball during World War II : an exploration of the issue / Gerald Bazer and Steven Culbertson -- The game in sepiatone and soft focus : nostalgia and American baseball in historical context / Thomas L. Altherr -- pt. 3 The business of baseball -- Major league umpires and collective bargaining / Karen Shallcross Koziara -- Customer discrimination in memorabilia : new evidence for Major League Baseball / Rhonda Sharpe and Sumner La Croix -- Despoiling the sleeve : the threat of corporate advertising upon the integrity of the major league uniform / Ken Moon -- pt. 4. Race, gender, and ethnicity in the national pastime -- Houston's Latin star Cesar Cedeno and death in the Dominican Republic : the troubled legacy of race relations in the Lone Star State [Texas] / Ron Briley -- Comparative ethnicity : Joe DiMaggio and Hank Greenberg / William Simons -- Baseball in the Ocean State : Rhode Island Black baseball, 1886-1948 / Lawrence D. Hogan and Jeffrey L. Statts -- "She loved baseball" : Effa Manley and Negro League baseball / Amy Essington -- Black players on the field of dreams : African American baseball in film / George Grella -- "I haven't got ballplayers. I've got girls" : portrayals of women in baseball film / Robert Rudd and Marshall G. Most
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
United States -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, Alvin L.
Simons, William M.
ISBN 0786481706 (electronic bk)
9780786481705 (electronic bk)
Other Titles Cooperstown Symposium, 2000