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Author Goldstein, Warren.

Title Playing for keeps : a history of early baseball / Warren Goldstein.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2009.

Item Status

Edition Twentieth anniversary edition.
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 184 pages).
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series Cornell paperbacks
Cornell paperbacks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Contents ""Playing for Keeps""; ""Contents""; ""Preface to the 20th Anniversary Edition""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Prologue""; ""Histories of the Game""; ""A Note on Method""; ""Origins""; ""I. The Culture of Organized Baseball, 1857�1866""; ""1. The Base Ball Fraternity""; ""Rites of Play""; ""“Hard Work and Victory�""; ""Players and Workers""; ""Cultural Antecedents""; ""2. Excitement and Self-Control""; ""Dangerous Excitement""; ""Agents of Control: Rules, Umpires, and Women""; ""The Problem of Competition""; ""3. The “Manly Pastime�""; ""Men and Boys""; ""The Fly Rule""
""Ethics of the Game: Reform vs. Custom""""Fruits of Reform: “Ambitious Rivalries andSelfish Victories�""; ""II. Amateurs into Professionals, 1866�1876""; ""4. Growth, Division, and “Disorder�""; ""The Coming of the “Good Old Days�""; ""Growth and Fragmentation""; ""Cultural Conflict and Division""; ""5. “Revolving� and Professionalism""; ""The Decline of the National Association""; ""Baseball Capital and Baseball Labor""; ""6. The National Game""; ""Home and Away""; ""The Birth of the Cincinnati Red Stockings""; ""Uniform Identities""
""Management, Triumph, and Defeat: The RedStockings of 1869 and 1870""""7. Amateurs in Rebellion""; ""The Amateurist Critique of Professional Baseball""; ""“Restoring� the Pastime""; ""8. Professional Leagues and the Baseball Workplace""; ""“Baseball Is Business Now�""; ""The Origins of Baseball Statistics""; ""The National League""; ""Epilogue: Playing for Keeps""; ""Notes""; ""Selected Bibliography""; ""Index""
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Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States.
Chronological Term 19th century
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Goldstein, Warren. Playing for keeps. Twentieth anniversary edition 9780801475085 (DLC) 2008049987 (OCoLC)272308796
ISBN 9780801471476 (electronic book)
0801471478 (electronic book)