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Cincinnati and the Big Red Machine - Robert Harris Walker

Cincinnati and the Big Red Machine

Paperback Published: 22nd July 1988
ISBN: 9780253213709
Number Of Pages: 180

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..". this is the history of a surprisingly fascinating symbiosis, of as much interest to social historians as to baseball fans." -- Publishers Weekly

..". a sound account of a baseball team's place in the life of a community... effectively focused on the most exciting era of a club that has meant so much to so many people." -- Greensboro (NC) News & Record

"Any baseball buff will enjoy this entertaining look at the hey-day of the Big Red Machine." -- Monterey (CA) Herald

In interviews with players, including Bench, Rose, Concepcion, Perez, manager Sparky Anderson, journalists, owners, and civic leaders, Walker reveals what it is that defines the Reds, and what Cincinnati as a city represents.

" ... this is the history of a surprisingly fascinating symbiosis, of as much interest to social historians as to baseball fans." Publishers Weekly " ... a sound account of a baseball team's place in the life of a community ... effectively focused on the most exciting era of a club that has meant so much to so many people." Greensboro (NC) News & Record "Any baseball buff will enjoy this entertaining look at the hey-day of the Big Red Machine." Monterey (CA) Herald

List of Illustrations Preface Prologue: Rose Rounding Third One Backdrop Two Setting the Stage Three The Image: Clean and Traditional Four The Needle and the Spark Five The Reds Players: On Stage at Riverfront Six After the Ball Seven The City and the Game Epilogue: Rose at Home Key to Interviews Note on Sources Index

ISBN: 9780253213709
ISBN-10: 0253213703
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 22nd July 1988
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.27

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