Baseball History from Outside the Lines

Baseball History from Outside the Lines

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A collection of essays which qdescribe developments in the game's past, assess their impact, and explain how they reflect the period in which they occurred; ... explore baseball's influences outside the field of play as well as the effect of external factors on the game; ... [and] discuss such key issues as demographics, communities, social mobility, race and ethnicity.q--Cover.But many were satisfied with their high wages and did little outside of hunting and fishing. Slightly more than half of those active during the offseason were white- collar workers or students, about 25 percent were manual workers, and fewer than 20 percent were farmers. ... tenths of the wives of major leaguers who were active between 1900 and 1919 had continued their education beyond high school.


Title:Baseball History from Outside the Lines
Author: John E. Dreifort
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press -
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