Baseball's Pivotal Era, 1945-1951 (Google eBook)

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University Press of Kentucky
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I've read several books about baseball by academics. Most have places where the prose becomes as arid as the West Texas Plains, but not this time. Marshall goes over the seasons in a short, year by ... Read full review

Contents

Winds of Change
3
No One Is Qualified
14
1945 Season of Hope
28
1946
43
The Mexican Baseball Revolution
45
Murphy Money and More
64
1946 Season of Tumult
83
1947
99
Gardellas Folly
231
A Stepchild in Peril The Minors
250
1949 Pinstripes Prevail
270
1950
289
Who Were Those Guys?
291
The Great Triumvirate and Other Stars
319
1950 Year of the Whiz Kids
351
1951
373

Durocher Finishes Last
101
Jackie Robinsons America
120
1947 Season of Fury
151
1948
167
Miracle on Lake Erie
169
Ownership Has Its Privileges
185
1948 Indian Summer
210
1949
229
Chandlers Waterloo
375
1951 The Shot Heard Round the World
397
Baseball Then and Now
426
Notes
441
Sources
490
Index
496
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