The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2007-2008

The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2007-2008

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This anthology gathers selected papers from the 2007 and 2008 meetings of the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, the long-running academic conference held annually at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Essays included employ the national pastime to comment on issues transcending the playing field, and are divided into six sections: qCultural Perspectives on the Game, q qLiterary Baseball, q qBaseball at the Movies, q qMinority Standard Bearers, q qNew Leagues, q and qThe Business of Baseball.q... Eckerta#39;s watch, the Major League Baseball Players Association, led by Marvin Miller, gained strength, and the owners dumped Eckert with ... prompted former MLB Commissioner Ford Frick to respond to the question of what a a€œplayer could do if he wanted to play elsewhere. ... To reassert pressure on the Dodgers, Hayes claimed that the two-week filming schedule for the pitchers did not contain an a€œ escape clause.a€87 As for the book, The 1966 Drysdale-Koufax Holdout ( Edmonds) 255.


Title:The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2007-2008
Author: William M. Simons
Publisher:McFarland - 2009-03-16
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