The National Pastime: Summer 2015 issue: North Side, South Side, All Around the Town: Baseball in Chicago by Stuart Shea

The National Pastime: Summer 2015 issue: North Side, South Side, All Around the Town: Baseball in…

byStuart Shea

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Since 2009, The National Pastime has served as SABR's convention-focused publication. Published annually, this research journal provides in-depth articles focused on the respective geographic region where the national convention is taking place in a given year. The SABR 45 convention took place in Chicago, and here are 45 articles on baseball in and around the bat-and-ball crazed Windy City: the 25 that appeared in the souvenir book of the convention plus another 20 articles available in ebook only. Contents Introduction by Stuart Shea Sputtering Towards Respectability: Chicago’s Journey to the Big Leagues by Brian McKenna The Windy City – Collar City Connection:The Curious Relationship of Chicago’s and Troy (NY)’s Professional Baseball Teams (1870–82) by Jeff Laing Mike González:The First Hispanic Cub by Lou Hernández Bibb Falk: The Only Jockey in the Majors by Matthew M. Clifford Ted Lyons: 300 Wins—Closer with a Closer? by Herm Krabbenhoft Mel Almada: The First Hispanic to Homer at Several Historic American League Stadia by Lou Hernández Andy Pafko: Darling of the 1945 Cubs by Joe Niese Bill Murray’s Prediction by Rob Edelman The Top 10 Chicago White Sox Games of the 1950s by Stephen D. Boren Mr. Cub by Joseph Wancho How Good Was the White Sox’ Pitching in the 1960s? by Brendan Bingham The ’67 White Sox: “Hitless” Destiny’s Grandchild? by Bryan Soderholm-Difatte The Chicago White Sox, 1968–70: Three Years in Hell by Sam Pathy Black Sox on Film by Rob Edelman If Gil Hodges Managed the Cubs and Leo Durocher the Mets in 1969, Whose “Miracle” Would it Have Been? by Mort Zachter Split Season 1981, Chicago Style by Jeff Katz Palmer House Stars by Leslie Heaphy The Peculiar Professional Baseball Career of Eddie Gaedel by Eric Robinson When They Were Just Boys: Chicago and Youth Baseball Take Center Stage by Alan Cohen Stories of the White Sox: Farrell, Lardner, and Algren by James Hawking Curse of the Billy Goat: An Adaptive Coping Strategy for Cubs Fans by Jeremy Ashton Houska, Ph.D. Of Black Sox, Ball Yards, and Monty Stratton: Chicago Baseball Movies by Rob Edelman Memories That Will Never Go-Go by Francis Kinlaw Chicago Goes Hollywood: The Cubs, Wrigley Field, and Popular Culture by David Krell Buying the White Sox: A Comic Opera Starring Bill Veeck, Hank Greenberg, and Chuck Comiskey by John Rosengren William Hulbert: Father of Professional Sports Leagues by David Bohmer The Western Baseball Tours of 1879 by Brock Helander The Legacy of the Players League’s 1890 Chicago Pirates by Gordon Gattie There Was Almost No World Series in 1905, Too: How Charlie Comiskey Could Have Ended the Fall Classic Before it Started by Chuck Hildebrandt The Last Best Day: When Chicago Had Three First-Place Teams by Mark S. Sternman Why did Wrigley, Lasker, and the Chicago Cubs Join a Presidential Campaign? by Mark Souder Silas K. Johnson: An Illinois Farm Boy Who Made Baseball History by Matthew M. Clifford A Fall Classic Comedy, Game Six, 1945 by John Rosengren Bears, Cubs, and a Moose, Oh My by Joseph Wancho Dean of Chicanery: Jerry Reinsdorf’s Plan to Enlist Hank Greenberg to Umpire the Northwestern Law School Student-Faculty Game and How it Backfired by John Rosengren “Don’t Tell Them Any Different”: ‘Don Kessinger Night’ Caps a Long Career by Mark Randall Lasting Impressions of Harry Caray by Suzanne Wright The Game That Was Not: Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs, August 8, 1988 by Steven Glassman The Chicago History Museum’s Baseball Photo Treasure Trove: The Chicago Daily News Glass Plate Negative Collection by Mark Fimoff From the North Side to the Deep South by Francis Kinlaw
Title:The National Pastime: Summer 2015 issue: North Side, South Side, All Around the Town: Baseball in…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 8, 2015Publisher:Society for American Baseball ResearchLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933599863

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