Frick*: Baseball's Third Commissioner

Frick*: Baseball's Third Commissioner

by John P. Carvalho

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786495320
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 11/07/2016
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John P. Carvalho is an associate professor of journalism at Auburn University. He has written extensively on sports media history, particularly in the 1920s and 1930s, and frequently writes about current sports journalism issues.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Introduction  1

1. The Maris Decision  11

2. Early Years  25

3. The Babe Ruth Problem  38

4. A New NL President  56

5. Fame and Fighting  74

6. The War  86

7. A New Commissioner  100

8. Integration  118

9. Chandler Out, Frick In  137

10. Reconstruction  150

11. Old Problems, New Problems  166

12. To the West Coast  183

13. Game Two Begins  197

14. The Third League  213

15. Expansion  230

16. Exit Strategy  248

17. Extra Innings  263

Chapter Notes  273

Bibliography  308

Index  313

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