The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2019 and 2021
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: William M. Simons
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-05-03 - Publisher: McFarland

Selected from the two most recent proceedings of the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture (2019 and 2021), this collection of essays explores subject matter centered both inside and beyond the ballpark. Fifteen contributors offer critical commentary on a range of topics, including controversial decisions on the field and
Mike Torrez
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Jorge Iber
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-02 - Publisher: McFarland

The history of baseball is filled with players whose careers were defined by one bad play. Mike Torrez is remembered as the pitcher who gave up the infamous three-run homer to Bucky “Bleeping” Dent in the 1978 playoffs tie-breaker between the Red Sox and Yankees. Yet Torrez’s life added up
The Enduring Community
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: William B. Helmreich
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Transaction Publishers

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Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Ed Odeven
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-12 - Publisher: Ed Odeven

Jerry Izenberg’s career in newspapers began eight decades ago as a college student. And since 1962, he has penned sports columns for The Star-Ledger, a New Jersey newspaper. Memories from throughout his career, insights on mentors and general impressions of historic figures (Muhammad Ali, Grambling University football coach Eddie Robinson,
George Weiss
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Burton A. Boxerman, Benita W. Boxerman
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-26 - Publisher: McFarland

"This book offers a unique perspective on the Yankees...and should not be missed if you want to complete your education of the New York powerhouse."--Gregg's Baseball Bookcase. The New York Yankees were the strongest team in the majors from 1948 through 1960, capturing the American League Pennant 10 times and