The Resource Baseball life advice : loving the game that saved me, Stacey May Fowles

Baseball life advice : loving the game that saved me, Stacey May Fowles

Label
Baseball life advice : loving the game that saved me
Title
Baseball life advice
Title remainder
loving the game that saved me
Statement of responsibility
Stacey May Fowles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A passionate ode to baseball, its culture, and its community, which both celebrates and challenges the game - and reminds us why it really matters. What is it about a man hitting a small white ball with a slim wooden bat out of a park that's so beautiful' In this entertaining and thoughtful book, Stacey May Fowles gives us a refreshingly candid and personal perspective on subjects ranging from bat flips to bandwagoners, from the romance of spring training to the politics of booing, from the necessity of taking a hard look at players' injuries and mental health issues to finding solace at the ballpark. Fowles confronts head-on the stereotype that female fans lack real knowledge about the game, and calls out the "boys will be boys" attitude and its implications both on and off the field. She also offers exhilarating snapshots of the Toronto Blue Jays' 2015 and 2016 seasons. With remarkable humanity, intelligence, and an unabashed enthusiasm for the game, Fowles explores how we can use the lens of baseball to examine who we are. A must-read for both diehard and casual fans
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fowles, Stacey May
Dewey number
796.357
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV867
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports
  • GAMES / Gambling / Sports
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Business Aspects
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Essays
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / History
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Reference
  • TRAVEL / Special Interest / Sports
  • Baseball
Label
Baseball life advice : loving the game that saved me, Stacey May Fowles
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online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn982249821
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780771038723
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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not applicable
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AD599717-ACC5-4E29-895E-E378890889B1
System control number
(OCoLC)982249821
Label
Baseball life advice : loving the game that saved me, Stacey May Fowles
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn982249821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780771038723
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AD599717-ACC5-4E29-895E-E378890889B1
System control number
(OCoLC)982249821

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