To Every Thing a Season: Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976

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Princeton University Press, Jan 31, 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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Shibe Park was demolished in 1976, and today its site is surrounded by the devastation of North Philadelphia. Kuklick, however, vividly evokes the feelings people had about the home of the Philadelphia Athletics and later the Phillies.

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Being an urban geography of north Philadelphia as viewed through the lens of neighborhood jewel Shibe Park, built as the home of the Philadelphia Athletics, later housing other Philadelphia teams such ... Read full review

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The history of Shibe Park later named Connie Mack Stadium and the history of the surrounding Philadelphia neighborhood. A particularly interesting book for anyone sports enthusiast born before 1960 in ... Read full review

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Bruce Kuklick is Killebrew Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.

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