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Baseball between the Lines: Baseball in the Forties and Fifties, As Told by the Men Who Played It

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Here is the exciting story of baseball during and after World War II—when clubs still traveled by train, when night games and artificial lighting began to replace hot afternoons at the ball park, when the major leagues finally took on the talent that had been restricted to the Negro leagues, and when baseball started to become big business. In this companion volume to Base ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published September 1st 1993 by University of Nebraska Press (first published May 1976)
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oral history
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If you liked, Baseball When the Grass Was Real and The Glory of Their Times, you will enjoy this book. Oral history of baseball in the 1940s and 50s, as told by the players.
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