Never Just a Game: Players, Owners, and American Baseball to 1920

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2001 M03 1 - 284 páginas
America's national pastime has been marked from its inception by bitter struggles between owners and players over profit, power, and prestige. In this book, the first installment of a highly readable, comprehensive labor history of baseball, Robert Burk d

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From Congregants to Contestants
1
A National Game and Its Journeymen 18601875
22
Barons and Serfs 18761885
50
Retrenchment and Revolt 18851890
81
Monopoly Ball 18911899
116
Baseball Progressivism and the Player 19001909
142
The Players Fraternity and the Federal League 19101915
178
War and the Quest for Normalcy 19161920
210
Notes
249
Bibliographic Essay
267
Index
273
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Robert F. Burk, author of "Much More Than a Game: Players, Owners, and American Baseball since 1921," is professor and chair of the history department at Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio.

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