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Title Baseball's Roaring Twenties : a decade of legends, characters, and diamond adventures / Ronald T. Waldo.
Author Waldo, Ronald T., 1961-
Publication Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Description xi, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 796.357 W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Seedy individuals, Black Sox, and baseball's dirty laundry -- The Big Bam ushers in a new baseball era with gusto -- Duster, Heinie, Casey, and other unique major league performers -- Yankees swagger, Shanty, Tiny, Possum, and interesting diamond incidents -- Baseball arbiters taking charge and keeping the peace -- Rickey, McGraw, Mack, McCarthy, and other pilots leading the way -- Bush league madness and players wreaking havoc in the minors -- Clowning around, indulgence, dissipation, and refusing to embrace Volstead -- Bad boys, problem players, and misunderstood characters -- Pennant winners, World Series clashes, and October champions -- Bugs, cranks, and rooters making their presence known at the ballpark -- Turning the page on another great baseball era.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Baseball. (OCoLC)fst00827904
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Related To Online version: Waldo, Ronald T., 1961- Baseball's Roaring Twenties. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017 9781442274266 (DLC) 2016057267
ISBN 9781442274259 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1442274255 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)

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