The summer of beer and whiskey : how brewers, barkeeps, rowdies, immigrants, and a wild pennant fight made baseball America's game / Edward Achorn.

Title
The summer of beer and whiskey : how brewers, barkeeps, rowdies, immigrants, and a wild pennant fight made baseball America's game / Edward Achorn.
Author
Achorn, Edward
Publication
New York : PublicAffairs, [2013]

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Description
xiv, 318 pages : illistrations; 24 cm
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Preface: The Love Affair -- Chapter 1. In the Big Inning -- Chapter 2. The Beer and Whiskey Circuit -- Chapter 3. The Minstrel Star -- Chapter 4. The Moses of St. Louis -- Chapter 5. The Shrimp -- Chapter 6. Who's in Charge? -- Chapter 7. The $300 Special -- Chapter 8. Base Ball Mad -- Chapter 9. First-Class Drunkards -- Chapter 10. Cap Anson's Nightmare -- Chapter 11. Flinging the Watch -- Chapter 12. Jumping Jack -- Chapter 13. Hurricane in St. Louis -- Chapter 14. Limping Home -- Chapter 15. A Great Boom for Base Ball -- Epilogue: When They Slide Home -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix: American Association, 1883 -- Notes -- Sources -- Index.
ISBN
  • 9781610392600 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1610392604 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9781610392617 (e-book) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
^^2013000200
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library