City Of Dreams

Author: Jerald Podair
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884705
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For the first time, City of Dreams tells the full story of the controversial building of Dodger Stadium—and how it helped create modern Los Angeles by transforming its downtown into a vibrant cultural and entertainment center.

Never Built New York

Author: Greg Goldin
Publisher: Metropolis Books
ISBN: 9781938922756
Size: 37.89 MB
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The ambitious schemes gathered here tell the story of a different skyline and a different sidewalk alike.

Dodger Stadium

Author: Mark Langill
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439614199
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Dodger Stadium is also one of only two such parks built during the 20th century constructed entirely with private funds.

The Dodgers Move West

Author: Neil Sullivan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195363159
Size: 30.82 MB
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Set against a backdrop of sporting passion and rivalry, and appearing over thirty years after the Dodgers' last season in Brooklyn, this engrossing book offers new insights into the power struggles existing in the nation's two largest ...

The Last Innocents

Author: Michael Leahy
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062360582
Size: 50.59 MB
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In The Last Innocents, Michael Leahy tells the story of this mesmerizing time and extraordinary team through seven players—Maury Wills, Sandy Koufax, Wes Parker, Jeff Torborg, Tommy Davis, Dick Tracewski, and Lou Johnson—taking readers ...

The Strike That Changed New York

Author: Jerald E. Podair
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300130708
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This superb book revisits the Ocean Hill–Brownsville crisis—a watershed in modern New York City race relations. Jerald E. Podair connects the conflict with the sociocultural history of the city and explores its legacy.

Dodgerland

Author: Michael Fallon
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 080328831X
Size: 55.37 MB
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Dodgerland is the story of those memorable teams as Chavez Ravine began to change, baseball was about to enter a new era, and American culture experienced a shift to the "me" era.

Baseball S Power Shift

Author: Krister Swanson
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803288042
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Baseball's Power Shift chronicles the growth and development of the union movement in Major League Baseball and the key role of the press and public opinion in the players' successes and failures in labor-management relations.

Home Team

Author: Robert F. Garratt
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 1496201256
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Robert F. Garratt shines light on those who worked behind the scenes in the story of West Coast baseball: the politicians, businessmen, and owners who were instrumental in the club’s history.