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Cincinnati and the Big R.has been added to your Cart. This hypnotic, historical lament for the "Good Old Days" focuses on Cincinnatithe Queen City, the River Cityand the Big Red Machinethe Cincinnati Reds baseball team, particularly during the '70s when the Reds won two consecutive World Series. Town ball" came to Cincinnati in 1860, and after the Civil War, baseball grew in popularity. Gentlemanly deportment" was replaced by "unerring play," and baseball became a business. Cincinnati fielded the first "openly professional team," the 1869 Red Stockings.
Robert H. Walker has hit a triple This is no typical historical biography of the Big Red Machine
Robert H. Walker has hit a triple. His splendid work of social history is three fine books in one. It is a valuable contribution to the history of a great city and its region. It is an illuminating chapter in the annals of American business. And, of course, it is a loving and informed new chapter in the book of baseball history. This is no typical historical biography of the Big Red Machine. This is an indepth look at what made the Machine tick and how it accomplished the amazing feats it did. This book is a must for the true Reds fan and baseball lover. 5 people found this helpful.
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With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 50. Member American Studies Association (national president 1970-1971), Cosmos Club, Phi Beta Kappa. Fulbright lecturer, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, 1971, Sweden, France, West Germany, Norway, all 1987. alternate delegate United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization General Information Program, since 1978. Co-founderAlgonquin Books, 1982.
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Robert Harris Walker. Welcome to Chicago, 1893 - where new wonders are being unveiled. and a monster feeds on the unsuspecting. Tens of thousands are flocking to a bustling, wind-swept metropolis in the middle of America for the great Exposition of 1893 - to see the future and to ride Mr. Ferris's remarkable wheel. A city of hope and hardship has caught the attention of the world - and a maniacal killer has made it his hunting ground. Inspector Alastair Ransom carries the burden of the dead on his shoulders. Harris (born Robert H. Hurwitz; July 15, 1911 – November 30, 1981) was an American character actor. A veteran of the Yiddish Art Theater from his teens, Harris made his first Broadway appearance in 1937 in Schoolhouse on the Lot. His other.
... this is the history of a surprisingly fascinating symbiosis, of as much interest to social historians as to baseball fans." ―Publishers Weekly
... a sound account of a baseball team’s place in the life of a community... effectively focused on the most exciting era of a club that has meant so much to so many people." ―Greensboro (NC) News & Record
Any baseball buff will enjoy this entertaining look at the hey-day of the Big Red Machine." ―Monterey (CA) Herald
In interviews with players, including Bench, Rose, Concepcion, Perez, manager Sparky Anderson, journalists, owners, and civic leaders, Walker reveals what it is that defines the Reds, and what Cincinnati as a city represents.
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