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Vintage base ball : recapturing the national pastime

Author: James R Tootle
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This helpful how-to provides all the information needed to play this entertaining, educational, and fast-growing game and to present it to the public, covering everything from historically accurate equipment and etiquette to the rules of play and game-day preparations"--Provided by publisher
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tootle, James R.
Vintage base ball.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011
(DLC) 2011014272
(OCoLC)681482853
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James R Tootle
ISBN: 9780786485420 0786485426
OCLC Number: 750172580
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 388 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Acknowledgments --
Table of Contents --
Introduction --
1. Origins and Growth of Vintage Base Ball --
2. The Appeal of Vintage Base Ball --
3. The Value of a Vintage Base Ball Program --
4. Choosing an Era to Portray --
5. The Gentlemen of the Clubs --
6. Club Organization and Administration --
7. Club Operation and Leadership --
8. Women in Vintage Base Ball --
9. Period Uniforms --
10. Vintage Equipment --
11. The Field of Play --
12. The Umpire --
13. The Scorer --
14. Interpreters --
15. Points of Play: Infield and Outfield --
16. Points of Play: Catching and Pitching --
17. Pitching --
18. Points of Play: Batting and Base Running --
19. Base Running Interpretations --
20. Game Day: Preparation and Pre-Game Activities --
21. Game Day: Playing the Match --
22. Game Day: The Ninth Inning and Post-Game Activities --
23. Authenticity, Accuracy, Accommodations, and Opportunities --
24. Vintage Base Ball's Relevance on the Contemporary Sports Landscape --
25. Huzzah for the National Game! --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Vintage baseball
Responsibility: James R. Tootle.

Abstract:

"This helpful how-to provides all the information needed to play this entertaining, educational, and fast-growing game and to present it to the public, covering everything from historically accurate equipment and etiquette to the rules of play and game-day preparations"--Provided by publisher

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