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- DescriptionHow did the business of professional baseball fare during World War II? The sport, like many nessential industries, struggled to find its place in society during a time of war. The men who ran the game faced government interference and manpower shortages that threatened to shut down their businesses for the duration, and they had to balance the need to show a patriotic front to the public while at the same time protecting their investments. Archival and primary sources provide insight into the perceptions of the major league owners and an understanding of how most of them were able to keep their businesses profitable while the nation fought an ermous two-front war.
- Author BiographySABR member Jeff Obermeyer's baseball history research appears in Nine, Baseball Research Journal, and National Pastime. He lives in Kirkland, Washington.
- Author(s)Jeff Obermeyer
- PublisherMcFarland & Co Inc
- Date of Publication30/08/2013
- SubjectBall Games: Field & Outdoor
- Place of PublicationJefferson, NC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMcFarland & Co Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight340 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
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