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Why Baseball Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300224276, Yale University Press, March 2018
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm
Baseball, first dubbed the "national pastime" in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as w...
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Hank Greenberg The Hero Who Didn't Want To Be One
ISBN: PB: 9780300192469, ISBN: HB: 9780300136609, Yale University Press, April 2013
192 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
One of the reasons baseball fans so love the sport is that it involves certain physical acts of beauty. And one of the most beautiful sights in the history of baseball was Hank Greenberg's swing. His calmly poised body seemed to have some special set...
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Joe DiMaggio The Long Vigil
ISBN: PB: 9780300181470, ISBN: HB: 9780300123289, Yale University Press, April 2012
192 pp., 21.1x14.2 cm
As the New York Yankees' star centre fielder from 1936 to 1951, Joe DiMaggio is enshrined in America's memory as the epitome in sports of grace, dignity, and that ineffable quality called "class". But his career after retirement, starting with his ni...
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Joe Louis Hard Times Man
ISBN: PB: 9780300177633, Yale University Press, February 2012
328 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Joe Louis defended his heavyweight boxing title an astonishing twenty-five times and reigned as world champion for more than eleven years. He got more column inches of newspaper coverage in the 1930s than FDR did. His racially and politically charged...
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Bicycle The History
ISBN: PB: 9780300120479, Yale University Press, June 2006
480 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 115 colour illus., 98 black&white illus.
This lively and lavishly illustrated book tells the extraordinary history of the bicycle, an invention that precipitated nothing short of a social revolution. Recounting a story replete with disputed patents, brilliant inventions, and missed opportun...
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