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America's game in the wild-card era : from strike to pandemic / Bryan Soderholm-Difatte.

Author/Creator:
Soderholm-Difatte, Bryan, author.
Publication:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2021.
Format/Description:
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Subjects:
Major League Baseball (Organization) -- History.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Baseball teams -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball teams -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Baseball players -- Miscellanea.
Baseball -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball -- History -- 21st century.
Contents:
Introduction: Back to baseball
The wild card paradigm shift
Part 1. Return to Action
Trio of aces front the always first Braves
Return of the Yankees' forever dynasty
Cleveland's runaway central train
The end of the Dodgers' O'Malley era
The bottom 25%
Part 2. Wrestling with History
Wild card World Series
Cubs lose: Blame it on Bartman?
Yankees "Apocalypse Now" becomes Red Sox resurrection
Mets meltdowns
Phillies flip the '64 script
Baseball back in Washington
Part 3. Navigating the Competitive Landscape
The Cardinals longevity reboot
Breaking through in the AL East
Giants and Red Sox rollercoaster dynasties
Mets meltdowns: The superheroes hubris episodes
Part 4. Paradigm Shifts
Cubs climate change in Chicago; droughts continue elsewhere
Houston's cheatskates: A dynasty's self-inflicted wound
"Wait 'til Next Year" comes to L.A.
Not the same Steinbrenner: The Yankees' long road back to "Forever"
EPILOGUE: Baseball in the year of Coronavirus.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Online version: Soderholm-Difatte, Bryan, 1954- America's game in the wild-card era
ISBN:
9781538145944 (electronic bk.)
1538145944 (electronic bk.)
9781538145937
1538145936
Publisher Number:
40030501102
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.