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The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons
A loving look at the old ball game, from the cartoonists at The New Yorker America's national pastime engages fans and fanatics across the country and around the world. Across the magazine's eight decades, the artists at The New Yorker have captured the emotional essence of the game, and The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons, Second Edition brings an all-star lineup of ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published June 5th 2012 by Wiley
(first published May 2003)
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For when baseball was a gentlemen's game. Apparently. Published about 20 years ago and historical context for the cartoons ranges between 50's through late 70's maybe. Most are from the 60's is what I'm thinking. The most jarring difference between now and then is that men are in suits and hats going to games or suited up in the office and women are either in a pretty Laura Petrie summer dress or an looking like a UK matron. Couples are often fixed in their armchairs abreast looking like the Hon ...more
Oct 16, 2012 Meg - A Bookish Affair rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I did enjoy The New Yorker Book of Baseball Cartoons. They are very funny and would be great for anyone who enjoys baseball although this book would probably be best for Yankees fans and maybe Mets fans as many of the cartoons are tilted towards the New York baseball fans. I am not one of those (proud Red Sox and Nats fan here)!