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To Every Thing a Season : Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976 - Bruce Kuklick

To Every Thing a Season

Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976

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Published: 1st January 1993
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Shibe Park was demolished in 1976, and today its site is surrounded by the devastation of North Philadelphia. Kuklick, however, vividly evokes the feelings people had about the home of the Philadelphia Athletics and later the Phillies.

Winner of the 1991 SABR-MacMillan Book Award, Society for American Baseball Research Winner of the 1991 Casey Award, Spitball: The Literary Baseball Magazine "One of the most important baseball books in recent years."--George Robinson, Washington Post "[Kuklick] shows what a ballpark can mean to a neighborhood: 'Shibe Park was a place where uncommon deeds gave people a sense of commonality. In this, its special beauty, the game at Shibe Park rose above the flaws of its businessmen, its players, and its fans.' "--Sports Illustrated "[Kuklick] writes with authority, perspective, and compassion..."--Philadelphia Inquirer

ISBN: 9780691021041
ISBN-10: 069102104X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 1993
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39