9780691021041

To Every Thing a Season : Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976

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  • ISBN13:

    9780691021041

  • ISBN10:

    069102104X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/11/1993
  • Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr

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Summary

Shibe Park was demolished in 1976, and today its site is surrounded by the devastation of North Philadelphia. Kuklick, however, vividly evokes the feelings people had about the home of the Philadelphia Athletics and later the Phillies.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction 3(8)
Part I. 1909--1932
Ben Shibe and Shibe Park
11(20)
The Athletics and North City, 1909--1923
31(21)
Days of Glory, 1924--1932
52(15)
Part II. 1929--1954
Shibe Park and Depression Era Conflict
67(15)
Tenants and Renters
82(13)
Baseball and Business
95(17)
The Mack Family and Shibe Park, 1946--1954
112(17)
Part III. 1953--1976
Connie Mack Stadium, 1953--1970
129(16)
Race Relations
145(19)
Urban Renewal?
164(13)
Last Days, 1969--1976
177(13)
Epilogue: Common Ground 190(7)
Essay on Sources and Notes 197(30)
Index 227

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