Baseball's Pivotal Era, 1945-1951 (Hardcover)

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"With personal interviews of players and owners and with over two decades of research in newspapers and archives, Bill Marshall tells of the players, the pennant races, and the officials who shaped one of the most memorable eras in sports and American history. At the end of World War II, soldiers returning from overseas hungered to resume their love affair with baseball. Spectators still identified with players, whose salaries and off-season employment as postmen, plumbers, farmers, and insuranc.

About the Author

William Marshall is director of Special Collections and Archives at the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780813120416
ISBN-10: 0813120411
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: February 25th, 1999
Pages: 528
Language: English