Chasing Baseball: Our Obsession with Its History, Numbers, People and Places

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McFarland, Dec 17, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 266 pages
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For more than five decades, pioneering researcher Dorothy Seymour Mills has studied and written about baseball’s past. With this groundbreaking book, she turns her attention to the historians, stat hounds, and many thousands of not-so-casual fans whose fascination with the game and its history, like her own, defies easy explanation. As Mills demonstrates, baseball elicits a passion—and inspires a slightly off-kilter, obsessive behavior—that is only slightly less interesting than the people who indulge it.
 

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Contents

Foreword
1
Preface
5
Part One A Manly Pursuit
9
Part Two A Womanly Pursuit
129
Conclusion
228
Bibliography
231
Index
249
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Dorothy Seymour Mills is the author of 24 books. The first female historian in the Society for American Baseball Research, she is a member of the Association for Women in Sports Media and lives in Naples, Florida. Visit her website at www.dorothyjanemills.com.

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