Middle Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1900-1948

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Acknowledgments

“A New Division in Baseball” (doc. 58), “Landis Took Wise Course, Says Rice” (doc. 61), “Fired as ‘Washed-Up’ Player in Minors, Ziggy Sears Becomes All-Star Umpire His First Year in Majors” (doc. 78), “Vote for Your Favorite Broadcaster in Majors or Minors” (doc. 80), “Cooperstown Cavalcade Marked by Greatest Galaxy of Past and Present Diamond Stars Ever Assembled” (doc. 85), “Coast Writers Split on Big League Rating” (doc. 97), and “Connie Mack Says: ‘Gentlemen Also Win!’” (doc. 103) courtesy of The Sporting News.

“President Heydler's Suggestion” (doc. 66) courtesy of Spalding Sports Worldwide.

Reprinted with permission excerpts from “Officials All Pleased With Night Contest” (doc. 68) by The Des Moines Register, copyright 1930.

“Reporters Split on Whether Fans Booed Hoover at Series Game” (doc. 71) courtesy of Editor & Publisher.

“Satchel Hits and Pitches Team to National Honors” (doc. 77) reprinted with permission.” The Wichita Eagle-Beacon Publishing Co., Inc.

“Baseball and Ballyhoo” (doc. 81) reprinted by permission of the Enoch Pratt Free Library of Baltimore in accordance with the terms of the will of H. L. Mencken.

“Americans Win Battle of Stars, 8–3” (doc. 82) © 1937, document 87 © 1942, “Nats Edge Browns, 3–2, on Wolff's 4-Hitter” (doc. 94) © 1945, The Washington Post. Reprinted with permission.

“The Barber Shop” by John Carmichael (doc. 83) reprinted with permission of The Chicago Sun Times.

“The Umpire” (doc. 86) reprinted with permission of The Detroit News.

“Baseball, Races OK; Curfew Stays” (doc. 89) and “Hank's Bat Wins Flag” (doc. 95) courtesy of Detroit Free Press.

“Always Something Exciting” (doc. 98) excerpted from a copy of Kenosha Comets 1946 Year Book held by the Joyce Sports Research Collection, Notre Dame.

“Players' Guild Formed Here to Bargain With Ball Clubs” by Hy Hurwitz, April 18, 1946 (doc. 100), reprinted courtesy of The Boston Globe.

“George Lynden Eighth Bus Crash Fatality” (doc. 101) courtesy of The SpokesmanReview.

“Baseball History in Gift to Library” and “Baseball down the Years” (doc. 102) copyright © 1946 by The New York Times Co. Reprinted by permission.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • 1 - A New Century Dawns 1
  • 2 - Baseball and Early-Twentieth-Century Popular Culture 35
  • 3 - Rumblings of Unrest 63
  • 4 - The Age of Ruth 91
  • 5 - Lights, Action, History 139
  • 6 - Baseball in Wartime and Peacetime 181
  • Bibliography 221
  • Acknowledgments 225
  • Index 227
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