American Baseball. Vol. 2: From the Commissioners to Continental Expansion

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Organized baseball from the establishment of the National Commission in 1903 to the period of national expansion in the 1950s and 1960s--buffeted by the winds of two world wars and a Great Depression--is chronicled here in colorful detail. The glories of the Silver Age--Ty Cobb's record-setting, Ed Walsh's pitching innovations, Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance fielding orchestration--might have been eclipsed by World War I and the 1919 "Black Sox" scandal. Instead, the Roaring Twenties boomed for baseball as well as the stock ...

American Baseball. Vol. 2: From the Commissioners to Continental Expansion 1990, Pennsylvania State University Press, Pennsylvania

ISBN-13: 9780271003306

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