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The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball
Language: en
Pages: 1105
Authors: Jonathan Fraser Light
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub

"This book covers all of what might be called the cultural aspects of baseball. Biographical sketches of all Hall of Fame players, owners, executives and umpires, as well as many of the sportswriters and broadcasters who have won the Spink and Frick award
The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball, 2d ed.
Language: en
Pages: 1112
Authors: Jonathan Fraser Light
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-25 - Publisher: McFarland

More than any other sport, baseball has developed its own niche in America’s culture and psyche. Some researchers spend years on detailed statistical analyses of minute parts of the game, while others wax poetic about its players and plays. Many trace the beginnings of the civil rights movement in part
Faces around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Face
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Margo DeMello
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-14 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the human face, providing fascinating information from biological, cultural, and social perspectives. • A complete bibliography of sources and index of subjects • Includes 100 images, numerous sidebars, and interesting "pop-out" quotes related to the face
Subject Encyclopedias: User guide, review citations
Language: en
Pages: 726
Authors: Allan Mirwis
Categories: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs
Ebbets to Veeck to Busch
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Burton A. Boxerman, Benita W. Boxerman
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-25 - Publisher: McFarland

Of baseball there have been countless books, but, surprisingly, relatively few about the owners, the men and women who invested their time--and, frequently, their fortunes--in baseball teams. What has been written tends to concentrate on the financial aspects of ownership or individual owners and their private lives, and pays less