Ty Cobb, Baseball, and American Manhood (Hardback)Steven Elliott Tripp (author)
Hardback 424 Pages / Published: 15/07/2016
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As the first baseball player to achieve real celebrity status, Ty Cobb embodies the strength and determination of classic masculinity. His grit and stubbornness, however, form a legacy that has been both lauded and condemned by America's own changing views of ideal masculine behavior. With attention to Cobb's formation, personal tragedies, and struggles with his peers, Steven Elliott Tripp examines this baseball icon as a product of the American South and as an emblem of a masculinity now out of fashion.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 424
Weight: 780 g
Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 35 mm
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