Coverart for item
The Resource Bluegrass Baseball : a Year in the Minor League Life

Bluegrass Baseball : a Year in the Minor League Life

Label
Bluegrass Baseball : a Year in the Minor League Life
Title
Bluegrass Baseball
Title remainder
a Year in the Minor League Life
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Forget the steroid-addled, overpaid, and unmotivated players: America's pastime is still alive and well, and is still the heartfelt sport it's always been--in the Minor Leagues. And nowhere is this truer than in Kentucky, whose rich baseball history continues to play out in the four teams profiled in this book. Following these teams through the 2010 season--the triumphs, struggles, and big league hopes and dreams--the book tells the larger story of baseball in America's smaller venues, where the game in its purest form is still valued and warmly embraced. The story begins before the season with
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cengel, Katya
Dewey number
796.357
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV863 .K42 L64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minor league baseball
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • Minor league baseball
  • Kentucky
Label
Bluegrass Baseball : a Year in the Minor League Life
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1 Lexington Legends: A Tale of Obsession; 1. The Legend behind the Legends; 2. The Man Who Would Be Alan; 3. A Loyal Following; 4. Past Legends and Future Stars; Part 2 Louisville Bats: A Lesson in Discontent; 5. Great Expectations; 6. Pitch Perfect; 7. The Faithful; 8. Diminishing Returns; 9. The Star Who Almost Landed in Louisville; Part 3 Bowling Green Hot Rods:The Business of Baseball; 10. America's Other Pastime; 11. The Start-Up Sprint; 12. The Businessmen; 13. Kings of the Road
  • Part 4 Florence Freedom:The Humble Life14. Falling Down; 15. Closer to Ordinary; 16. Strike Two; 17. A Long Way to Go; 18. Back to Reality; Afterword; Notes
Control code
804665254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803244559
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
caa73db2-6c08-4e13-a9d2-0ed3b5f79eb2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804665254
Label
Bluegrass Baseball : a Year in the Minor League Life
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1 Lexington Legends: A Tale of Obsession; 1. The Legend behind the Legends; 2. The Man Who Would Be Alan; 3. A Loyal Following; 4. Past Legends and Future Stars; Part 2 Louisville Bats: A Lesson in Discontent; 5. Great Expectations; 6. Pitch Perfect; 7. The Faithful; 8. Diminishing Returns; 9. The Star Who Almost Landed in Louisville; Part 3 Bowling Green Hot Rods:The Business of Baseball; 10. America's Other Pastime; 11. The Start-Up Sprint; 12. The Businessmen; 13. Kings of the Road
  • Part 4 Florence Freedom:The Humble Life14. Falling Down; 15. Closer to Ordinary; 16. Strike Two; 17. A Long Way to Go; 18. Back to Reality; Afterword; Notes
Control code
804665254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803244559
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
caa73db2-6c08-4e13-a9d2-0ed3b5f79eb2
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804665254

Library Locations

    • Thomas Jefferson LibraryBorrow it
      1 University Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63121, US
      38.710138 -90.311107
Processing Feedback ...