Baseball & the Game of Ideas

Baseball & the Game of Ideas

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Incisive writing by Stephen Jay Gould, Mark Harris, John Bowman, John Hildebidle, Thomas Altherr, William Humber, John Holway and six others on the game's social value, intellectual roots, mythic underpinnings, baseball astrology, rites of manhood, the demise of the .400 hitter, and more. Extensive bibliography of baseball literature.Essays for the Serious Fan Peter C. Bjarkman ... Like most academics who have been inspired to write on baseball, Professor Gould was once amused to find that his early pontifications on the national game generated far more citation than allanbsp;...

Title:Baseball & the Game of Ideas
Author:Peter C. Bjarkman
Publisher: - 1993


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