Baseball and Memory: Winning, Losing, and the Remembrance of Things Past

Baseball and Memory: Winning, Losing, and the Remembrance of Things Past

by Lee Congdon
     
 

The Fifties are presented as baseball's Golden Age, but we realize that, as the author puts it, "Remembering the fifties … is an effort to take stock of what America once was and what it has now become." Such sad developments as the loss of loyalty to place, leading players to change teams repeatedly, and the widespread use of steroids, clearly demonstrate

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The Fifties are presented as baseball's Golden Age, but we realize that, as the author puts it, "Remembering the fifties … is an effort to take stock of what America once was and what it has now become." Such sad developments as the loss of loyalty to place, leading players to change teams repeatedly, and the widespread use of steroids, clearly demonstrate that "In baseball-as in life-the burden of proof should always rest on those who advocate change, not on those who stand for continuity."

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ISBN-13:
9781587310638
Publisher:
St. Augustine's Press
Publication date:
05/20/2011
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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