But didn't we have fun?: an informal history of baseball's pioneer era, 1843-1870
The story of baseball in America begins not with the fabled Abner Doubleday but with a generation of mid-nineteenth-century Americans who moved from the countryside to the cities and brought a cherished but delightfully informal game with them.
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As a reader with more knowledge than the average base ball fan of modern times, I found that this book was written very well. It dives into more than just the evolution of our great American Pastime, but also illustrates the culture in America during base ball's earliest days. The writing is very good, telling facts and other pieces of information in a very reader-friendly format. This book was a joy to read, and will always be one of my favorites.
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In the movie American President, Michael Douglas gives a soliloquy in the press room that is remarkable for many reasons. One of those is when he explains how oncomers speak of how calm and wonderful ... Read full review
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