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From the Dugouts to the Trenches Baseball during the Great War
From the Dugouts to the Trenches  Baseball during the Great War


Author: Jim Leeke
Published Date: 01 May 2017
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Language: English
Book Format: Hardback::272 pages
ISBN10: 0803290721
Dimension: 152x 229x 27.94mm::544.31g

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From Chapter 7: Work or Fight. Nine days after Joe Jackson s unexpected defection in Philadelphia, Provost Marshal General Enoch Crowder handed Major League Baseball an even bigger shock. 2018 SABR Baseball Research Award Winner Baseball, like the rest of the country, changed dramatically when the United States entered World War I, and Jim Leeke brings these changes to life in From the Dugouts to the Trenches.He deftly describes how the war obliterated big league club From the Dugouts to the Trenches. Baseball during the Great War Major League Baseball has gone to war with itself the Black Sox Today, our time machine follows professional baseball players, onto the battlefields of Europe in World War One a century ago. We hear the story about how the game, players, fans and the War Department clash in From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball During the Great War, aut A dugout or dug-out, also known as a pit-house or earth lodge, is a shelter for humans or domesticated animals and livestock based on a hole or depression dug into the ground. Dugouts can be fully recessed into the earth, with a flat roof covered ground, or dug into a hillside. They can also be semi-recessed, with a constructed wood or sod roof standing out. 2018 SABR Baseball Research Award Winner Baseball, like the rest of the country, changed dramatically when the United States entered World War I, and Jim Leeke brings these changes to life in From the Dugouts to the Trenches.He deftly describes how the war obliterated big league clubs and largely dismantled the Minor Leagues, as many prominent players joined the military and went overseas. 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Baseball during the Great War. Jim Leeke. 272 pages 32 photographs, index. Hardcover. May 2017. 978-0-8032-9072-3. Baseball, like the rest of the country, changed dramatically when the United States entered World War I, and Jim Leeke brings these changes to life in From the Dugouts to the Trenches.He deftly describes how the war obliterated big league clubs and largely dismantled the Minor Leagues, as many prominent players joined the military and went overseas. Jim Leeke's 'From the Dugouts to the Trenches' wins 2018 Larry Ritter Book Award. Jim Leeke s engaging and informative historical account of the impact of World War I on the world of baseball, From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball During the Great War, published University of Nebraska Press, has earned the 2018 Larry Ritter Book Award. The award is granted annually SABR's World War I, also known as the First World War, and (before World War II) the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict lasting from August 1914 to November 11, 1918 when a final Armistice (cessation of hostilities) was signed. The Allied Powers (led the United Kingdom and France, and, after 1917, the United States) defeated the Central Powers (led





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