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Anatomy of Baseball - Sport in American Life (Hardback)
  • Anatomy of Baseball - Sport in American Life (Hardback)
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Anatomy of Baseball - Sport in American Life (Hardback)

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Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 03/03/2008
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Stefan Fatsis sends his "stunningly perfect, consummately perfect, why-would-anyone-use-anything-else? perfect" glove to be restored by the Glove Designer at Rawlings; Susan Perabo considers retiring from her imaginary career in the majors and assesses the likelihood of women finding actual careers on the baseball field; Sean Wilentz imagines a Cooperstown Fans' Hall of Fame, with its cowbells, frying pans, bedsheet banners, and more. And in one of the three previously published, now classic pieces in the collection, George Plimpton reflects on the slow demotion of aging or slumping players from pitcher to first base, to the outfield. United by the authors' fervent love of the game, these essays remind us of the unique role baseball plays in our national history and collective imagination.

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press,U.S.
ISBN: 9780870745225
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm

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