The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport

The Arena: Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport

by Rafi Kohan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631491276
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 1,282,393
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Rafi Kohanis a freelance writer and former deputy editor at the New York Observer, and has written for GQ, the Wall Street Journal, Slate, Men’s Journal,
ESPN.com, and more. He lives in New York City and deeply misses the old Yankee
Stadium.

Table of Contents

Before We Begin (Or: Preface) ix

Chapter 1 Taking the Oath (Or: The Old-Timers) 1

Chapter 2 Super Subsidize Me (Or: The Newcomers) 41

Chapter 3 All the Ticket Men (Or: Beyond These Walls) 82

Chapter 4 "As Far as the Eye Can See, Toilets" (Or: Straight to the Dome) 112

Chapter 5 Ed Mangan's Burden (Or: Field of Dreams) 141

Chapter 6 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Gross (Or: Fans Behaving Badly) 174

Chapter 7 Identity 101 (Or: Col-lege!!) 206

Chapter 8 The Other Side of the T-Shirt Cannon (Or: Are You Not Entertained?) 229

Chapter 9 The Secret Life of Stadiums (Or: Let's Get Logistical) 270

Chapter 10 Sex. War. America. (Or: For God and Country) 303

Chapter 11 Ghost World (Or: Life After Sports) 328

Acknowledgments 363

Index 367

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