Synopses & Reviews
"[Crepeau] has written a gemand#8212;a thoroughly enjoyable book that will appeal to the casual fan as well as the baseball scholar."and#8212;Library Journal
"A solid, dynamic contribution to the understanding of American cultural development between the wars."and#8212;Journal of Sport History
"[Crepeau] has written a gem-a thoroughly enjoyable book that will appeal to the casual fan as well as the baseball scholar."-Library Journal. (Library Journal)
"Crepeau offers a well-documented reflection of the interrelationship of the development of baseball and society during the Golden Age of Sport. This era ranges from the 1919 Black Sox and#8216;fixand#8217; through the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression until the outbreak of WWII."and#8212;Choice
Includes bibliographical references (p. -227) and index.
About the Author
Richard C. Crepeau, a sports commentator and historian, has written a new preface andand#160;bibliographical essay for this Bison Books edition. He is chair of the Department of History at the University of Central Florida.