By Ronald E. Kates,Warren Tormey

The convention on Baseball in Literature and American tradition has continually produced a powerful physique of scholarship on account that its inception in 1995. Essays provided on the 2008 and 2009 meetings are released within the current work.
themes lined comprise faith; type and racial dichotomies within the literature of cricket and baseball; re-reading The Natural within the twenty first century; the feminist stream; Don DeLillo’s Game 6; baseball in Seinfeld; Robert B. Parker; Harry Stein’s Hoopla; Negro league proprietor Tom Wilson’s effect on Nashville; significant League Baseball’s postwar growth; and overwrought baseball editorials, between others.

Show description

Read or Download Baseball/Literature/Culture: Essays, 2008–2009 (Baseball in Literature and American Culture Conference Series) PDF

Similar baseball books

Scooter: The Biography of Phil Rizzuto

Many baseball fanatics comprehend that Rizzutto, simply 5"6' and one hundred sixty kilos, used to be a diminutive participant who overcame his dimension to develop into a five-time All-Star, the 1950 American League MVP, and that he helped the Yankees win seven international sequence titles in the course of his 13-year occupation. informal enthusiasts may possibly say Scooter used to be enjoying over his head and had a very good forged of teammates that might make any standard participant glance higher.

Pawtucket Red Sox, The (Images of Baseball)

Sooner than avid gamers like Carlton Fisk, Wade Boggs, Roger Clemens, Mo Vaughn, and Nomar Garciaparra starred at Fenway Park, they have been Pawtucket pink Sox. over the last thirty years, the PawSox have developed into the most winning franchises in all of minor-league baseball. hundreds of thousands of fanatics have packed McCoy Stadium to observe all people from superstars like Fisk, Boggs, and Clemens to profession minor-leaguers like Chico Walker and beef Chop Pough.

Yankees by the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Bronx Bombers by Uniform Number

What do Mark Koenig, pink Rolfe, Frank Crosetti, Sandy Alomar, Bobby Murcer, Wayne Tolleson, and Derek Jeter all have in universal? all of them wore quantity 2 for the hot York Yankees, even supposing approximately 8 a long time have handed among the 1st time Koenig buttoned up a Yankee uniform with that quantity and the final time Jeter played a similar regimen.

The Detroit Tigers Reader

The Detroit Tigers Reader celebrates the good moments and personalities of the city's wealthy baseball heritage. the tale of the Tigers---like the tale of Detroit itself---is certainly one of resilience and persistence. For baseball fanatics it is also an intensely own one: Detroit Tigers baseball has flowed during the veins of generations of households.

Extra info for Baseball/Literature/Culture: Essays, 2008–2009 (Baseball in Literature and American Culture Conference Series)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 3 votes