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Center Field Shot: A History of Baseball on Television

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Center Field Shot: A History of Baseball on Television - Walker, James R, and Bellamy, Robert V
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In Baseball Weekly 's list of things that most affected baseball in the twentieth century, television ranked second--behind only the signing of Jackie Robinson. The new medium of television exposed baseball to a genuinely national audience; altered the financial picture for teams, owners, and players; and changed the way Americans followed the game. Center Field Shot explores these changes--all even more prominent in the first few years of the twenty-first century--and makes sense of their meaning for America's pastime. ...

Center Field Shot: A History of Baseball on Television 2008, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803248250

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