Late Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1945-1972
About the Book
LATE INNINGS: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1945–1972 is the third volume in Dean A. Sullivan's successful series on the vibrant history of baseball. Through 114 contemporary documents, LATE INNINGS examines everything from Jackie Robinson's ground-breaking assault on the color barrier to Roger Maris's run on the home run record to the first stirrings of labor --- management unrest in the 1970s. LATE INNINGS also looks at exciting on-field activities, the antitrust controversy, issues of expansion, the effect of television on the game, and several other points of interest swirling around baseball in postwar America.