The Resource Bunts : Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose, and other reflections on baseball, George F. Will

Bunts : Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose, and other reflections on baseball, George F. Will

Label
Bunts : Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose, and other reflections on baseball
Title
Bunts
Title remainder
Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose, and other reflections on baseball
Statement of responsibility
George F. Will
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Will, George F
Dewey number
796.357/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV863.A1
LC item number
W52 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
Label
Bunts : Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose, and other reflections on baseball, George F. Will
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes brief selections, some of which were originally written for newspapers, magazines, and book review publications
  • Includes index
Contents
  • The Cubs and conservatism -- The fan's funny sort of seriousness -- The most consoling word: "Overdue" -- Players are bought and sold? Say it ain't so -- Warren Buffett misses a gravy train -- The Chicago Water Beetles -- Alexander Cartwright and the joy of baseball -- The case for I.T. (ineptitude transfer) -- The 1980 Cubs' strength: candor -- The answer is: Ronald Reagan. The question is: who is the only person to have held America's two most difficult jobs? -- Baseball and socialism -- Baseball and communism -- The earl -- The pythagoras of Winchester, Kansas -- Ancient Greece got it right -- Speaking Stengelese -- Baseball in the unmitigated city -- Baseball by the (Elias) book -- The answer is Harry Chiti. The question is ... -- The nation's failings in the national pastime -- The work of Louisville's fathers -- Ring Lardner, call your office -- La Plata's cheerfulness quotient
  • The DH: on the other hand ... -- Blue-collar government -- The fuse that lit the fire -- Perhaps the players are livelier -- Systems equilibrate. Really. -- Skill, and "mere" will -- "The moment's over" -- Let there be lights -- Good character, not good chemistry -- A mosaic of memories -- Play ball! -- Revenge of the ectomorphs -- Pete Rose's chromosomes -- Living on the lip of a volcano -- Pete Rose and his friends -- A professional catcher -- The 1990 lockout: no hits, many errors -- The prodigy -- George Steinbrenner: an acquired taste -- Baseball Lit. 101 -- Blame Burt Wilson -- George Will's baseball: a conservative critique, by Donald Kagan -- The romantic fallacy in baseball: a reply to Donald Kagan -- Chicago baseball: "never a lovely so real" -- Baseball along the backroads -- "I can't stand it, I'm so good" -- The season of '41 -- The collision between Bart and Pete -- Marvin Miller: sore winner -- Local ownership and other traditions -- Love at Camden Yards -- The lurid monotony of Billy Martin -- Steve Palermo's game of inches -- Baseball's basic dilemma
  • Fifties baseball: not long on nuance -- Andy Van Slyke and the present monetary status of baseball -- Bill Rigney: baseball's favorite uncle -- Coming back to Clark and Addison -- John Olerud: Not neon -- A stupendous mystery -- Tony Gwynn, union man -- The 14 million, and the 276 million -- Babe Ruth, replacement player -- The strike: a postmortem -- A grown-up -- Brett Butler, human bunt -- The infield fly rule and the absence of chivalry -- A splash of history as a cure for nostalgia -- Hard feelings along the lower Hudson River -- Explaining the power surge: up from Oliver Stone -- Dred Scott in spikes -- Leyland in teal -- Alomar in context -- The argument against democracy -- Fans to owners: "down in front" -- Purists vs. impurists -- "Them are the bases" -- Miller time
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028871937
Label
Bunts : Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose, and other reflections on baseball, George F. Will
Link
Publication
Note
  • Includes brief selections, some of which were originally written for newspapers, magazines, and book review publications
  • Includes index
Contents
  • The Cubs and conservatism -- The fan's funny sort of seriousness -- The most consoling word: "Overdue" -- Players are bought and sold? Say it ain't so -- Warren Buffett misses a gravy train -- The Chicago Water Beetles -- Alexander Cartwright and the joy of baseball -- The case for I.T. (ineptitude transfer) -- The 1980 Cubs' strength: candor -- The answer is: Ronald Reagan. The question is: who is the only person to have held America's two most difficult jobs? -- Baseball and socialism -- Baseball and communism -- The earl -- The pythagoras of Winchester, Kansas -- Ancient Greece got it right -- Speaking Stengelese -- Baseball in the unmitigated city -- Baseball by the (Elias) book -- The answer is Harry Chiti. The question is ... -- The nation's failings in the national pastime -- The work of Louisville's fathers -- Ring Lardner, call your office -- La Plata's cheerfulness quotient
  • The DH: on the other hand ... -- Blue-collar government -- The fuse that lit the fire -- Perhaps the players are livelier -- Systems equilibrate. Really. -- Skill, and "mere" will -- "The moment's over" -- Let there be lights -- Good character, not good chemistry -- A mosaic of memories -- Play ball! -- Revenge of the ectomorphs -- Pete Rose's chromosomes -- Living on the lip of a volcano -- Pete Rose and his friends -- A professional catcher -- The 1990 lockout: no hits, many errors -- The prodigy -- George Steinbrenner: an acquired taste -- Baseball Lit. 101 -- Blame Burt Wilson -- George Will's baseball: a conservative critique, by Donald Kagan -- The romantic fallacy in baseball: a reply to Donald Kagan -- Chicago baseball: "never a lovely so real" -- Baseball along the backroads -- "I can't stand it, I'm so good" -- The season of '41 -- The collision between Bart and Pete -- Marvin Miller: sore winner -- Local ownership and other traditions -- Love at Camden Yards -- The lurid monotony of Billy Martin -- Steve Palermo's game of inches -- Baseball's basic dilemma
  • Fifties baseball: not long on nuance -- Andy Van Slyke and the present monetary status of baseball -- Bill Rigney: baseball's favorite uncle -- Coming back to Clark and Addison -- John Olerud: Not neon -- A stupendous mystery -- Tony Gwynn, union man -- The 14 million, and the 276 million -- Babe Ruth, replacement player -- The strike: a postmortem -- A grown-up -- Brett Butler, human bunt -- The infield fly rule and the absence of chivalry -- A splash of history as a cure for nostalgia -- Hard feelings along the lower Hudson River -- Explaining the power surge: up from Oliver Stone -- Dred Scott in spikes -- Leyland in teal -- Alomar in context -- The argument against democracy -- Fans to owners: "down in front" -- Purists vs. impurists -- "Them are the bases" -- Miller time
Extent
1 online resource (352 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028871937

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