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Death at the Ballpark
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Robert M. Gorman, David Weeks
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: McFarland

When we think of baseball, we think of sunny days and leisurely outings at the ballpark—rarely do thoughts of death come to mind. Yet during the game’s history, hundreds of players, coaches and spectators have died while playing or watching the National Pastime. In its second edition, this ground-breaking study
The Polo Grounds
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Stew Thornley
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-12 - Publisher: McFarland

In an era of unique baseball stadiums, the Polo Grounds in New York stood out from the rest. With its horseshoe shape, the Polo Grounds had extremely short distances down the foul lines and equally long distances up the alley and to center field. Some of baseball's most historic moments—Bobby
The War on Football
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Daniel Flynn
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-19 - Publisher: Regnery Publishing

We've all been hearing rumors about sacking America's beloved game of football—and it's time someone spoke out against the witch hunt. In The War on Football: Saving America's Game, Dan Flynn debunks the haters and tells us why America needs football.
Seventh Inning Stretch
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Josh Pahigian
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-16 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Seventh Inning Stretch, by noted baseball expert Josh Pahigian addresses all of the most interesting baseball arguments, however frivolous, that fans have been engaging in for decades, and even a few they may have never stopped to consider before.
Sports Culture
Language: en
Pages: 482
Authors: Ellis Cashmore, Ernest Cashmore
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

'Sports Culture' examines individual issues, people, artefacts, events and organizations in their historical, social and cultural contexts. Its coverage is wide-ranging with more than 170 entries.