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Title The emerald diamond [electronic resource] : how the Irish transformed America's greatest pastime / Charley Rosen.
Author Rosen, Charles.
Publication New York, N. Y. : Harper, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 305 pages) : illustrations
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-305).
Contents The Irish game -- Humble beginnings. Arrival ; Present-day interview : Glenn Patrick Sherlock ; Blocked at home plate ; NINA ; The first Irish stars ; More Irish firsts ; Present-day interview : Eric O'Flaherty -- The Emerald Age. They would be giants ; Molly Maguires ; Superstar ; Brotherhood ; Present-day interview : Ryan Roberts ; Spikes up ; Last slide ; Nice guys finish first ; Kill the ump ; More Irish record setting ; Present-day interview : Barry Enright -- A new century. The Delahanty brothers ' A new league ; Mr. Mack ; Present-day interview : Ruth Mack Clark ; Take me out to the ball game ; Faustian bargain ; Scandal and war ; They're all good Irish names ; The alert Irishman ; Homer in the gloamin' ; A real Casey ; Present-day interview : John Flaherty ; Wartime -- Postwar to the present. The fabulous fifties ; The crazy Sixties ; Green and gold ; The hidden potato trick ; Century's end and Irish resurgence ; Eire apparent : a visit to the Irish-American Baseball Hall of Fame.
Summary Chronicles the Irish and their impact on baseball, citing influential Irish figures on and off the diamond, exploring their many contributions and interweaving interviews with modern-day Irish players, managers, and executives.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Baseball -- Ireland -- History.
Irish American baseball players.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Rosen, Charles. Emerald diamond. 1st ed. New York, N. Y. : Harper, c2012 9780062089885 (OCoLC)738348372
ISBN 9780062089915 (electronic bk.)
0062089919 (electronic bk.)

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