Brown University Baseball: A Legacy of the Game [NOOK Book]

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With one of the earliest forms of the game being played on its Common, Brown baseball helped define a sport and bring it from the glow of the hometown lights into the national limelight. Since baseball became a serious endeavor at Brown University in the late 1860s, the college has sent forty star alumni to the Major Leagues. Historian Rick Harris recalls Chester Nourse, Harry Pattee, Fred Tenney, Adam P. Carroll and other Brown Bear players who found immortality on Adelaide Park's hallowed grounds. Experience ...
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Overview

With one of the earliest forms of the game being played on its Common, Brown baseball helped define a sport and bring it from the glow of the hometown lights into the national limelight. Since baseball became a serious endeavor at Brown University in the late 1860s, the college has sent forty star alumni to the Major Leagues. Historian Rick Harris recalls Chester Nourse, Harry Pattee, Fred Tenney, Adam P. Carroll and other Brown Bear players who found immortality on Adelaide Park's hallowed grounds. Experience the best of Brown as Harris recounts remarkable records and stories from over one hundred years of Brown University baseball.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014376464
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/24/2012
  • Series: sports , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Richard "Rick" Nyle Harris was born and raised in Iowa. He obtained a bachelor's of fine arts degree in painting and drawing and later a master's in social work. He has been an adjunct professor at Rhode Island College School of Social Work since 1993. He is also an adjunct professor at Salve Regina University, where he teaches several courses, including two baseball courses looking at the sociological, historical and cultural aspects of baseball in America. In addition to teaching part time, Rick works full-time as the executive director of the National Association of Social Workers, Rhode Island Chapter.
Rick began his baseball research and writing career in 1992. He authored Rhode Island Baseball: The Early Years published by The History Press in 2008 and self-published four other books on baseball. He has presented at numerous baseball research conferences, provided countless public talks, written many articles and made several appearances on local television news shows. He also has to his credit an appearance as a historic baseball expert in the documentary film by David Bettencourt, You Must Be This Tall: The Story of Rocky Point. Rick is a member of the American Society of Baseball Research (SABR) and the Rhode Island Historical Society.
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