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Baseball in Blue and Gray The National Pastime during the Civil War by George B. Kirsch

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Baseball,
  • Social History,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Baseball - History,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • American History,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7759381M
ISBN 100691130434
ISBN 109780691130439
OCLC/WorldCa78989125

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Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War by Kirsch, George B. () Paperback Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 14 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(14). George B. Kirsch's book offers an intriguing look at the very early years of baseball, which were intertwined with the crucible of the Civil War Overall, this is a solid examination of the subject and will be of interest to sports and baseball historians, in particular, but also those scholars and general readers interested in the social history of the Civil War.". Book Description: During the Civil War, Americans from homefront to battlefront played baseball as never before. While soldiers slaughtered each other over the country's fate, players and fans struggled over the form of the national pastime. summary. During the Civil War, Americans from homefront to battlefront played baseball as never before. While soldiers slaughtered each other over the country's fate, players and fans struggled over the form of the national pastime.

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  Read "Baseball in Blue and Gray The National Pastime during the Civil War" by George B. Kirsch available from Rakuten Kobo. During the Civil War, Americans from homefront to battlefront played baseball as never before.4/5. ISBN: Although the focus of Baseball in Blue and Gray is the experience of the game during the Civil War, Prof. Kirsch (Manhattan College) has wisely chosen to begin his book by addressing the origins and early history of the game, which arguably only began to become the "national pastime" during the gret national conflict.   George B. Kirsch's book Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War, offers an intriguing look at the very early years of baseball, which were .   Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War - Ebook written by George B. Kirsch. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War.