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Baseball in Blue and Gray

The National Pastime during the Civil War

by George B. Kirsch

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Social History,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Baseball - History,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • American History,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7759381M
    ISBN 100691130434
    ISBN 109780691130439
    OCLC/WorldCa78989125

    Baseball in Blue and Gray is the first single-volume examination of baseball during the Civil War. It explores how the Civil War helped spread baseball across the country. In this relatively short book, George Kirsch, the author of an excel-lent work on early baseball history. The . Pearl Zane Grey (Janu – Octo ) was an American author and dentist best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage () was his best-selling book.. In addition to the commercial success of his printed works, his books have had second.

      According to George B. Kirsch’s book Baseball in Blue & Gray, John G.B. Adams of the 19th Massachusetts Regiment recounted that “base ball fever broke out” at a Falmouth encampment in early with both enlisted men and officers playing. The prize was “sixty dollars a side,” meaning the winning team paid the losers that sum. In , the National League assigned stocking colors to the member clubs: red for Boston, white for Chicago, grey for Buffalo, blue for Worcester, gold for Detroit, green for Troy, and so on. That year, the league also assigned jersey and cap colors, but by player position rather than by club.

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Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War Paperback – Febru Cited by: 6. The title of George B. Kirsch's book Baseball in Blue & Gray is a tad misleading. It implies that the book is a history of baseball as played by soldiers in the American Civil War.

Though one chapter, titled battlefront, is devoted to baseball as it was played in the military and prison camps of that war, the remainder of the book is best captured by its sub-title - The National Pastime During the /5. Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War by Kirsch, George B.

() Paperback Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 14 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(14). George B. Kirsch's book offers an intriguing look at the very early years of baseball, which were intertwined with the crucible of the Civil War Overall, this is a solid examination of the subject and will be of interest to sports and baseball historians, in particular, but also those scholars and general readers interested in the social history of the Civil War.".

Book Description: During the Civil War, Americans from homefront to battlefront played baseball as never before. While soldiers slaughtered each other over the country's fate, players and fans struggled over the form of the national pastime.

summary. During the Civil War, Americans from homefront to battlefront played baseball as never before. While soldiers slaughtered each other over the country's fate, players and fans struggled over the form of the national pastime.

According to George B. Kirsch’s book Baseball in Blue & Gray, John G.B. Adams of the 19th Massachusetts Regiment recounted that “base ball fever broke out” at a Falmouth encampment in early with both enlisted men and officers playing.

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ISBN: Although the focus of Baseball in Blue and Gray is the experience of the game during the Civil War, Prof. Kirsch (Manhattan College) has wisely chosen to begin his book by addressing the origins and early history of the game, which arguably only began to become the "national pastime" during the gret national conflict.

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