Baseball: The President's Game

Baseball: The President's Game

by William B. Mead, Paul Dickson
     
 

No sport has captured the personal and policital attention of America's Presidents like baseball. BASEBALL: The Presidents Game celebrates this longstanding and intimate relationship through a unique collection of photographs-many of which have never been published elsewhere-and a trove of baseball lore.

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Overview

No sport has captured the personal and policital attention of America's Presidents like baseball. BASEBALL: The Presidents Game celebrates this longstanding and intimate relationship through a unique collection of photographs-many of which have never been published elsewhere-and a trove of baseball lore.

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From the Publisher

“This is a perfectly wonderful book.” —Kansas City Star

“[When] you read the book, and look at the pictures, you realize how much character is revealed in the nexus where president meets national pastime. The game implies the man.” —The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802775153
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1170L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Paul Dickson is the author of more than forty books, including The Joy of Keeping Score, The New Dickson Baseball Dictionary, Baseball's Greatest Quotations, and Baseball: The Presidents' Game. In addition to baseball, his specialties include Americana and language. He lives in Garrett Park, Maryland.

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