Playing for Their Nation

Introduction On October 6 , 1941 , the New York Yankees concluded the Major League Baseball season by defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers 3-1 in the final game of that year's World Series . It was a Fall Classic short on offense — both teams ...

Playing for Their Nation

"Steven R. Bullock describes how virtually every significant American military installation around the world boasted formal baseball teams and leagues designed to soothe the anxieties of combatants and prepare them physically for battle. Officials also sponsored hundreds of exhibition contests involving military and civilian teams and tours by major league stars to entertain servicemen and elevate their spirits."--BOOK JACKET.

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Pages: 183
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

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Transpacific Field of Dreams
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Baseball has joined America and Japan, even in times of strife, for over 150 years. After the "opening" of Japan by Commodore Perry, Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu explains, baseball was introduced there by American employees of the Japanese government tasked wit
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Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Philippa Velija
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-13 - Publisher: Springer

How can the diffusion and development of women's cricket as a global sport be explained? Women 's Cricket and Global Processes considers the emergence and growth of women's cricket around the world and seeks to provide a sociological explanation for how and why the women's game has developed the way
The Mirror
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Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-06-28 - Publisher: Graphic Communications Group

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Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-08 - Publisher: Graphic Communications Group

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