Diamonds in the Rough: The Untold History of Baseball

By: Zoss, Joel; Bowman, John

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Pairing their detailed, informative research with a sophisticated anecdotal approach, Joel Zoss and John Bowman have written a fascinating, original, literate, and concise compendium of the history and issues surrounding America's national pastime. Addressed are such diverse topics as the origins of the game, the contributions of minorities and women, the evolution of umpiring, baseball's influence on literature and music, substance abuse, on- and off-field tragedy, and the game's international presence. "Diamonds in the Rough" is an invaluable and stimulating resource both for those who already study the game and for those who would like to learn its revealing history.

Title: Diamonds in the Rough: The Untold History of Baseball

Author Name: Zoss, Joel; Bowman, John

Categories: General,

Publisher: Bison Books:

ISBN Number: 0803299206

ISBN Number 13: 9780803299207

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0803299206Z2

Description: 0803299206 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear and a remainder mark to one edge - NICE