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When Chicago Ruled Baseball

ISBN 10 : 9780062117694
ISBN 13 : 0062117696

In 1906 the baseball world saw something that had never been done. Two teams from the same city squared off against each other in a World Series that pitted the heavily favored Cub..


The Chicago Sports Reader

ISBN 10 : 9780252076152
ISBN 13 : 025207615X

A celebration of the fast, the strong, the agile, and the tricky throughout Chicago's storied sports history..


Northsiders

ISBN 10 : 9780786436231
ISBN 13 : 0786436239

"These essays examine the Cubs role in history and politics of Chicago: historical divides along lines of race (on the field) and class (in the stands); local and nationwide media ..


Waiting For The Cubs

ISBN 10 : 9780786456871
ISBN 13 : 0786456876

"In this book, the author simultaneously combines the story of the 2008 Cubs with often hilarious, hair-raising or tragic stories of the 1908 Cubs and the fans who have followed th..


Johnny Evers

ISBN 10 : 9780786475919
ISBN 13 : 0786475919

For more than a century Johnny Evers has been conjoined with Chicago Cubs teammates Frank Chance and Joe Tinker, thanks to eight lines of verse penned by a well-known New York colu..


A Companion To American Sport History

ISBN 10 : 9781118609408
ISBN 13 : 1118609409

A Companion to American Sport History presents a collection of original essays that represent the first comprehensive analysis of scholarship relating to the growing field of Ameri..


Old Comiskey Park

ISBN 10 : 9781476615950
ISBN 13 : 1476615950

These new essays and memories cover the history and evolution of the former home of the Chicago White Sox, as well as its importance to its surrounding neighborhoods, and to the ci..