Final Innings

Final Innings

A Documentary History of Baseball, 1972-2008

Paperback - 2010
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Culling the most pertinent, newsworthy, and just plain curious stories from newspapers and periodicals, and putting each into context, Sullivan constructs an informative and entertaining account of Major League baseball from 1972 through 2008. The 105 essays cover key topics such as George Steinbrenner's purchase of the Yankees, the first free-agent draft, the coming of lights to Wrigley Field, the cancellation of the World Series in 1994, and the BALCO steroid probe. They also bring to light lesser-known gems like the rise of sabermetrics and the federal injunction against team owners in 1995. This book offers a you-are-there view of the events that made baseball into the game we know today.
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9780803259652
0803259654
Branch Call Number: 796.357 FIN
Characteristics: xxii, 344 p., [6] p. of plates :,ill. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Sullivan, Dean A. 1963-

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