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The Interaction Order
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Norman K. Denzin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-12 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

This volume brings together leading scholars in the area of symbolic interactionism to offer a broad discussion of issues including identity, dialogue and legitimacy.
Baseball in Baton Rouge
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Michael Bielawa, Janice Bielawa
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Baton Rouge has always been a baseball town. The game was played by occupying Union troops during the Civil War, continued during the Reconstruction Period, and marched forward with the Louisiana State University Tigers in the 1890s. LSU would become one of the winningest teams in the history of the
College Sports Traditions
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Stan Beck, Jack Wilkinson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-19 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

College sports fans number almost 175 million strong, and each has a loyalty to their team and the traditions they share. From the crazy and eccentric to the touching and meaningful, these traditions connect fans and athletes across generations. College Sports Traditions details not only the well-known traditions of major
Major League Careers Cut Short
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Charles F. Faber
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

Since 1876, approximately 16,000 young men have enjoyed at least a taste of glory by appearing in big league games, many of them only a few times. By the end of the 2009 season, out of the millions who have aspired, fewer than three thousand individuals had had the good
Baseball's Last Great Scout
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Daniel L. Austin, Hugh Alexander
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Late in 1937 Hugh Alexander, a kid fresh out of small-town Oklahoma, had just finished his second year playing outfield for the Cleveland Indians when an oil rig accident ripped off his left hand. Within three months he was back with the Indians, but this time as a scout—the youngest