By Harold Seymour, Dorothy Z. Seymour

In Baseball: The Golden Age, Harold Seymour and Dorothy Seymour turbines discover the fantastic period whilst the sport really captured the yankee mind's eye, with such mythical figures as Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb within the highlight.

Beginning with the formation of the 2 significant leagues in 1903, while baseball formally entered its "golden age" of recognition, the authors learn the adjustments within the association baseball--from an unwieldy three-man fee to the powerful one-man rule of pass judgement on Kenesaw Mountain Landis. They depicts how the play at the box shifted from the low-scoring, pitcher-dominated online game of the "dead ball" period ahead of international struggle I to the better scoring of the 1920's "lively ball" period, with emphasis on domestic runs, top exemplified through the exploits of Babe Ruth.

Note: On August 2, 2010, Oxford collage Press made public that it should credits Dorothy Seymour turbines as co-author of the 3 baseball histories formerly "authored" exclusively by way of her past due husband, Harold Seymour. The Seymours collaborated on Baseball: The Early Years (1960), Baseball: The Golden Age (1971) and Baseball: The People's Game (1991).

Show description

Read Online or Download Baseball: The Golden Age (Oxford Paperbacks) PDF

Similar Miscellaneous books

Ridin' High, Livin' Free: Hell-Raising Motorcycle Stories

An angel spreads his wings. . . . Sonny Barger is the number-one spokesman for the motorbike event. His ny instances bestseller, Hell's Angel, was once an exciting historical past of his adventures with the world's such a lot infamous bike membership. Now he brings us rousing, relocating, and wildly enjoyable real tales of his renegade brothers and sisters within the relentless pursuit of liberty, individuality, and the "ultimate experience.

What Were They Thinking?: The Brainless Blunders That Changed Sports History

In 1919, the Boston crimson Sox traded Babe Ruth to the hot York Yankees to finance a Broadway exhibit. In 1968, NBC became off the Jets-Raiders online game with merely seconds left to teach the made-for-TV motion picture Heidi. In 1994, Tonya Harding made up our minds how to win Olympic gold used to be by way of eliminating Nancy Kerrigan's kneecap.

Golfing with Your Eyes Closed: Mastering Visualization Techniques for Exceptional Golf

The physique achieves what the brain believes . . . Visualize your self at the eco-friendly. scent the freshly mown grass, suppose the leather-based grip on your palms, see the ball sinking into the opening. psychological practice session like this is often utilized by golf's maximum athletes to provide them the sting they should play around after ideal around.

Baseball: The Early Years (Oxford Paperbacks)

Now on hand in paperback, Harold Seymour and Dorothy Seymour generators' Baseball: The Early Years recounts the real tale of the way baseball got here into being and the way it built right into a hugely prepared company and social establishment. The Early Years, lines the expansion of baseball from the time of the 1st recorded ball video game at Valley Forge throughout the revolution until eventually the formation of the 2 present-day significant leagues in 1903.

Extra info for Baseball: The Golden Age (Oxford Paperbacks)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.21 of 5 – based on 34 votes