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Baseball And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 9781317325178
ISBN 13 : 1317325176

A fascinating look at how America's favorite sport has both reflected and shaped social, economic, and..


One Armed Wonder

ISBN 10 : 0786483776
ISBN 13 : 9780786483778

A biography of the baseball player who had only one arm, from his childhood in the coal district of northeastern Pennsylvania to his one year with the American League's St. Louis B..


Tabitha Soren

ISBN 10 : 1597113859
ISBN 13 : 9781597113854

In 2002, Tabitha Soren began photographing the draft class for the Oakland A's--their lives on the road, and the grueling work behind the scenes required to make it to the major le..


The Duke Of Havana

ISBN 10 : 9780375506697
ISBN 13 : 0375506691

In 1998, a mysterious right-handed pitcher emerged from the ashes of the Cold War and helped lead the New York Yankees to a World Championship. His origins and even his age were un..


Baseball And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015011213546
ISBN 13 :

Traces the history of baseball, discusses its connections with the development of the U.S., and looks at important and colorful personalities in the game..


The American Dream And The National Game

ISBN 10 : 0879728671
ISBN 13 : 9780879728670

This engaging study examines sports as both a symbol of American culture and a formative force that shapes American values. Leverett T. Smith Jr. uses "high" culture, in the form o..


The Empire Strikes Out

ISBN 10 : 9781595585288
ISBN 13 : 1595585281

Is the face of American baseball throughout the world that of goodwill ambassador or ugly American? Has baseball crafted its own image or instead been at the mercy of broader force..