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link to catalog page PETERSON, Extra Innings

Extra Innings

Writing on Baseball

Author: Richard Peterson
Pub Date: May 2001

For die-hard baseball intellectuals, Peterson explores how baseball writers have generated and sometimes challenged the narrative myths of the sport and its players.   learn more...

link to catalog page VAN BOTTENBURG, Global Games Author: Maarten Van Bottenburg
Pub Date: September 2001

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link to catalog page CAILLOIS, Man, Play and Games Author: Roger Caillois
Pub Date: September 2001

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link to catalog page LECOMPTE, Cowgirls of the Rodeo

Cowgirls of the Rodeo

Pioneer Professional Athletes

Author: Mary Lou LeCompte
Pub Date: November 2000

Using biographies to describe women’s transformation from serious rodeo athletes to beauty queens and their successful struggle to regain their place--and respect--as the competitive athletes they are today   learn more...

link to catalog page LESTER, Stagg's University

Stagg's University

The Rise, Decline, and Fall of Big-Time Football at Chicago

Author: Robin Lester
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page RIESS, Touching Base

Touching Base

Professional Baseball and American Culture in the Progressive Era

Author: Steven A. Riess
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page DYRESON, Making the American Team

Making the American Team

Sport, Culture, and the Olympic Experience

Author: Mark Dyreson
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page GORN, Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ Author: Edited by Elliott J. Gorn
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page MURRAY, The World's Game

The World's Game

A History of Soccer

Author: Bill Murray
Pub Date: 1998

The well-known Australian sports historian Bill Murray shows in this readable history of how soccer has become the world's most popular sport   learn more...

link to catalog page MORRIS, Making the Team

Making the Team

The Cultural Work of Baseball Fiction

Author: Timothy Morris
Pub Date: 1997

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