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Brooklyn's Dodgers : the bums, the borough, and the best of baseball, 1947-1957 / Carl E. Prince

Catalog Data

Author:
Prince, Carl E  Search this
Subject:
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) History  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiv, 202 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Computer network resources
History
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn
Date:
1996
Notes:
Elecresource
Contents:
Integration: Dodgers' dilemma, Dodgers' response -- Political culture: Reds and Dodger blue -- The Dodgers' male culture: the New York rivalries -- Male culture: owners, chokers and dumb kids -- The baseball culture of Brooklyn's women -- The Dodgers and male bar culture -- The Dodgers and Brooklyn's ethnic isolation -- Kids' ball: the Dodgers and Brooklyn's boys -- The outer edges of Dodger memory
Summary:
Carl E. Prince captures the intensity and depth of the baseball team Brooklyn Dodger's relationship to the community and its people in the 1950s. Ethnic and racial tensions in Brooklyn were smoothed by the Dodgers' presence.
Topic:
Baseball--History  Search this
SPORTS & RECREATION--Baseball--Essays & Writings  Search this
SPORTS & RECREATION--Baseball--Statistics  Search this
SPORTS & RECREATION--Baseball--History  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Honkbal  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
GV875.B7 P75 1996 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149740