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Sunday Baseball: The Major Leagues' Struggle To Play Baseball On The Lord's Day, 1876 1934
The book covers the foothold Sunday baseball gained in cities like St. Louis, Cincinnati and Chicago in the 1880s and 1890s, its slow spread east-ward as the general attitude of the populace toward Sunday baseball gradually changed, and its widespread acceptance after New York passed a law in 1919 making it legal. It was not until 1934, however, that Sunday baseball was pl ...more
Paperback, 318 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by Macfarland & Co.
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