the greatest baseball stories ever told thirty unforgettable tales from the diamond

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The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told

Author : Jeff Silverman
ISBN : 158574364X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Twenty-seven essays, profiles, and stories about baseball feature some of the best writing on the game, with selections from John Updike, George Plimpton, Pete Hamill, Roy Blount Jr., Zane Grey, Jimmy Breslin, Red Smith, P. G. Wodehouse, and many others.

Baseball Over The Air

Author : Tony Silvia
ISBN : 9780786430666
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This narrative contains the documentation and interpretation of two imaginative pastimes (radio and baseball) and illuminates each in a unique manner. It integrates radio and baseball historically, sociologically, and culturally using the common themes of imaginative expression. This book is a unique approach into the magic of radio's imaginative power. Broadcasting baseball on the radio has brought many millions of Americans an imaginative link to a game that is built upon recollections of athletic achievement that ring far truer in our "sweet imaginations." Through the use of our imaginations, we can see the game itself as more than just a game, but a gateway to an imaginative realm beyond the reality of everyday life.

Career Opportunities In The Sports Industry Third Edition

Author : Shelly Field
ISBN : 9781438110851
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Fathers And Sons In Baseball Broadcasting

Author : Tony Silvia
ISBN : 9780786438150
Genre : Performing Arts
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"Illuminates how the father-son relationship thrives because of baseball, and, sometimes, in spite of it. Each bears a legendary name in baseball broadcasting--Caray, Brennaman, Buck and Kalas. All the sons relate how their fathers' names opened doors but

Tales From The Dugout

Author : Mike Shannon
ISBN : 9780071612616
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Batter up--here comes the most memorable collection of anecdotes about the national pastime ever assembled. Tales from the Dugout brings together never-before-told stories from baseball personalities such as Roger Maris, Ken Griffey Jr., Pete Rose, Phil Rizzuto, and Gaylord Perry in this illustrated, one-of-a-kind compendium.

101 Baseball Places To See Before You Strike Out

Author : Josh Pahigian
ISBN : 9781493016471
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A brand new edition of the finalist for the 2008 Casey Award, presented annually to the best baseball book, 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out profiles America’s greatest baseball museums, shrines, sports bars, pop culture landmarks and ballpark sites. From sandlots and skyboxes to TV rooms and sports bars, America’s love for baseball has inspired countless memories, discussions, and tributes. Josh Pahigian takes us across America to explore the places where the game’s history, culture, and lore come to life. Whether we travel by car or sit in the comfort of our favorite armchair, the book guides us to 101 amazing baseball places—including Ted Williams’ boyhood home, the Field of Dreams movie site, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Chicago bar where the Cubs’ “Curse of the Billy Goat” was born, Babe Ruth’s grave, and scores of other captivating landmarks and curios. Replacing the now-extinct sites from the previous edition, updating entries for attractions that have moved, re-assigning coveted chapters to more inspiring baseball venues that have since opened, and including stunning color photos for nearly all of them, Josh Pahigian has created the perfect gift for any baseball fan.

Ultimate Baseball Road Trip

Author : Josh Pahigian
ISBN : 9780762784196
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The most entertaining and comprehensive guide to every baseball fan’s dream road trip—including every new ballpark since the 2004 edition—revised and completely updated!

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