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The Resource Red Sox vs. Braves in Boston : the battle for fans' hearts, 1901-1952, Charlie Bevis

Red Sox vs. Braves in Boston : the battle for fans' hearts, 1901-1952, Charlie Bevis

Label
Red Sox vs. Braves in Boston : the battle for fans' hearts, 1901-1952
Title
Red Sox vs. Braves in Boston
Title remainder
the battle for fans' hearts, 1901-1952
Statement of responsibility
Charlie Bevis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This study focuses on two team's period of coexistence and competition for fan allegiance. Tracing the fan preference between the two teams over five distinct time periods, an understanding emerges of why the Red Sox remained in Boston and the Braves moved to Milwaukee"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bevis, Charlie
Dewey number
796.357/6409744610904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV875.B62
LC item number
B49 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boston Red Sox (Baseball team)
  • Boston Braves (Baseball team)
  • Boston Braves (Baseball team)
  • Boston Red Sox (Baseball team)
  • Sports rivalries
  • Baseball fans
  • Baseball fans
  • Sports rivalries
  • Massachusetts
Label
Red Sox vs. Braves in Boston : the battle for fans' hearts, 1901-1952, Charlie Bevis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: Nationals have monopoly, 1871/1900 -- Merchants as spectators -- Emerging middle class at the ballpark -- Two-team city for two years -- Irish-American fans -- Part Two: Red Sox dominate, 1901/1920 -- American League enters Boston -- Changing nature of the fans -- New ballparks for big crowds -- Home runs convert fans -- Part Three: Braves have edge, 1921/1933 -- Radio broadcasts and the vote on Sunday baseball -- Sunday games permitted only at Braves field -- New law allows Sunday games at Fenway Park -- Braves continue to outdraw Red Sox -- Part Four: Red Sox triumph, 1934/1945 -- Renovated Red Sox -- Braves change name to Bees -- Power hitting at Fenway Park -- Doubleheaders in the war years -- Part Five: Braves fight back, 1946/1952 -- Braves initiate night baseball -- Trying to mint Braves fans -- Television and suburban fans -- Road-game radio broadcasts -- Epilogue: Jimmy fund games
Control code
on1005782317
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780786496648
Lccn
2017038164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005782317
Label
Red Sox vs. Braves in Boston : the battle for fans' hearts, 1901-1952, Charlie Bevis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One: Nationals have monopoly, 1871/1900 -- Merchants as spectators -- Emerging middle class at the ballpark -- Two-team city for two years -- Irish-American fans -- Part Two: Red Sox dominate, 1901/1920 -- American League enters Boston -- Changing nature of the fans -- New ballparks for big crowds -- Home runs convert fans -- Part Three: Braves have edge, 1921/1933 -- Radio broadcasts and the vote on Sunday baseball -- Sunday games permitted only at Braves field -- New law allows Sunday games at Fenway Park -- Braves continue to outdraw Red Sox -- Part Four: Red Sox triumph, 1934/1945 -- Renovated Red Sox -- Braves change name to Bees -- Power hitting at Fenway Park -- Doubleheaders in the war years -- Part Five: Braves fight back, 1946/1952 -- Braves initiate night baseball -- Trying to mint Braves fans -- Television and suburban fans -- Road-game radio broadcasts -- Epilogue: Jimmy fund games
Control code
on1005782317
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 244 pages
Isbn
9780786496648
Lccn
2017038164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005782317

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