The Resource Classic baseball stories, edited by Jeff Silverman, (electronic resource)

Classic baseball stories, edited by Jeff Silverman, (electronic resource)

Label
Classic baseball stories
Title
Classic baseball stories
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeff Silverman
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Language
eng
Summary
Before multimillion-dollar salaries, luxury boxes, and player strikes became synonymous with professional sports, there existed the belief in playing simply for the love of the game. Nothing captures that spirit better than these twenty classic pieces about America's favorite pastime. Collected here are the writings of Ring Lardner, Zane Grey, the Giants' immortal Christy Mathewson, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Finley Peter Dunne (who for a time was America's most popular humorist after Mark Twain), Burt Standish (creator of that all-American hero, Frank Merriwell), and many more. Baseball's golden era may have long since passed, but in the pages of CLASSIC BASEBALL STORIES, you can still sit in the bleachers for a nickel. Relive the golden era of baseball with timeless classics from: Albert G. Spalding Henry Chadwick Ernest Lawrence Thayer Grantland Rice Sol White Brig. Gen. Fredrick Funston Zane Grey Candy Cummings Alfred H. Spink Burt L. Standish Lester Chadwick Finley Peter Dunne Christy Mathewson Damon Runyon Grover Cleveland Alexander Gerald Beaumont Ring Lardner Hugh Fullerton Ralph D. Blanpied Charles E. Van Loan P.G. Wodehouse
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
813/.0108355
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.B37
LC item number
C58 2003eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Classic baseball stories, edited by Jeff Silverman, (electronic resource)
Label
Classic baseball stories, edited by Jeff Silverman, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAwMDA5LTExOTI5NTE1
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-290)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Why baseball has become our national game / by Albert G. Spalding -- The model baseball player / by Henry Chadwick -- Casey at the bat / by Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Casey's revenge / by Grantland Rice -- The color line / by Sol White -- A whale of a pastime / by Brig. Gen. Frederick Funston -- The rube's honeymoon / by Zane Grey -- How I pitched the first curve / by Candy Cummings -- Discovering Cy Young / by Alfred H. Spink -- Varsity Frank / by Burt L. Standish -- Baseball Joe's winning throw / by Lester Chadwick -- Mr. Dooley on baseball / by Finley Peter Dunne -- Jinxes and what they mean to a ball-player / by Christy Mathewson -- One down, 713 to go / by Damon Runyon -- How I lost the 1915 World Series / by Grover Cleveland Alexander -- The crab / by Gerald Beaumont -- My roomy / by Ring Lardner -- The longest game / by Ralph D. Blanpied -- Fullerton says seven members of the White Sox will be missing next spring / by Hugh S. Fullerton -- His own stuff / by Charles E. Van Loan -- The pitcher and the plutocrat / by P.G. Wodehouse -- The slide of Paul Revere / by Grantland Rice
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ocn869810023
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781493007219
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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