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Breaking Into Baseball

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Southern Illinois University
Baseball, Women"s studies, History, Baseball - History, Sports & Recreation, Women"s Studies - General, Sports, Women baseball players, Baseball - General, Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General, Baseball fans, Baseball for
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Open LibraryOL7977120M
ISBN 100809326272
ISBN 139780809326273

This is a well-written and well-researched book about the ways in which women have related to baseball from its very beginnings. In some ways, this seems an odd approach to the topic of women and baseball, but it's certainly a legitimate approach, and /5(6).

Breaking into Baseball: Women and the National Pastime upends baseball s accepted history to at last reveal just how involved women are, and have always been, in the American game/5.

"Ardell is a major league writer, and this book is proof that she belongs in the starting lineup.

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Breaking into Baseball explores relationships between Breaking Into Baseball book and baseball in ways heretofore neglected or is, at once, imaginative, provocative, nuanced, and empowering."and#;Steve Gietschier, senior managing editor of the Sporting News. Breaking into Baseball explores relationships between women and baseball in ways heretofore neglected or ignored.

It is, at once, imaginative, provocative, nuanced, and empowering."and#; Steve Gietschier, senior managing editor of the Sporting News. Breaking into Baseball is augmented by twenty-four illustrations and a foreword from Ila Borders, the first woman to play more than three seasons of men’s professional baseball.

Breaking Into Baseball. Reviewed by Scott D. Peterson, Department of English, University of Maine. J Ardell's book might very well be subtitled "The Seven Faces of Eve" as she argues for goddess worship theories for baseball's origins and then organizes the rest of the chapters around the seven ways in which women can interact.

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Peterson, Department of English, University of Maine. J archive. Ardell's book might very well be subtitled “The Seven Faces of Eve” as she argues for goddess worship theories for baseball's origins and then organizes the rest of the chapters around the seven ways in which women can interact with the game of baseball: as fans (both in.

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