The Middle Atlantic League, 1925-1952: A Baseball History

The Middle Atlantic League, 1925-1952: A Baseball History

by William E. Akin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786497669
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 08/03/2015
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

William E. Akin is professor emeritus of history from Ursinus College. His articles have appeared in The Historian, American Quarterly and American Historical Review. He lives in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Ghosts, Cokers, Black Diamonds, Milltown Yanks and Stogies: Survival Years, 1925-1929 5

2 Expanding in the Depression Years: The "Mad-Atlantic League," 1930-1933 43

3 A Minor League with Its Own Minor League: Pennsylvania State Association, 1934-1942 83

4 "Happy Days Are Here Again": Glory Years, 1934-1939 108

5 "We intend to keep things going": War Years, 1940-1945 147

6 "The muddle gets muddier": Postwar Years, 1946-1952 172

Chapter Notes 201

Bibliography 210

Index 213

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