Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Communicating Baseball

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Gary Gumpert, Susan J. Drucker
Hampton Press, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 469 pages
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This volume explores baseball's diverse communication perspectives including: the role of storytelling in the creation of its history; the social function of baseball; the nature of fan experience; public spectacles and rituals; and the nature of sports writing and broadcasting.

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Contents

Baseball is a Storied Game
21
The Medi um of B asebal I
37
HotStove League Talk
71
Copyright

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About the Author:
Gary Gumpert is Chairperson and Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences at Queens College, the City University of New York.

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