Ball Tales

Ball Tales

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qChapters cover dime novel heroes; the explosion of sports novels before WWII and its influence on the authors; how $.50 sports novels persisted during the Great Depression; the rise and decline of sports pulps; why sports comics failed; postwar heroes; the lack of sports fiction for females; Duane Decker's Blue Sox books; and sports fiction since 1970q--Provided by publisher.A Study of Baseball, Basketball and Football Fiction of the 1930s through 1960s Michelle Nolan. pitching star saved ... The college game was far bigger than pro football in those days. College ... Alliteration paid, on and off the playing field.

Title:Ball Tales
Author:Michelle Nolan
Publisher:McFarland - 2010-02-16


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