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Baseball And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 9781317325185
ISBN 13 : 1317325184

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


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..


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..


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..


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..


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..


Jackie Robinson

ISBN 10 : 9781317467236
ISBN 13 : 131746723X

With these words, President Clinton contributed to Long Island University's three-day celebration of that momentous event in American history when Robinson became the first African..