Will Big League Baseball Survive?: Globalization, the End of Television, Youth Sports, and the Future of Major League Baseball

Will Big League Baseball Survive?: Globalization, the End of Television, Youth Sports, and the Future of Major League Baseball

by Lincoln Mitchell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439913796
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 12/12/2016
Edition description: 1
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lincoln A. Mitchell is a scholar and writer based in New York City. He was on the faculty of Columbia University for many years and is now the national political correspondent for the New York Observer. Visit him online at www.lincolnmitchell.com.

Table of Contents

Preface: The Future of Big League Baseball ix

Acknowledgments xix

1 The Selig Years 1

2 Lefty, Josh, the Barnstormers, and Branch 19

3 Gia, Bert, and Masanori 48

4 The Eternal and Ever-Changing Game 75

5 John Rocker and Russ Hodges 109

6 Dirty Kurt and Bam Bam 141

7 Joaquin Andujar 172

Notes 189

Index 201

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