Coupon
Spirit of '67 : The Cardiac Kids, El Birdos, and the World Series That Captivated America
by Thomas J. Whalen


Overview - Using the colorful and tumultuous 1960s as a backdrop, acclaimed author Thomas J. Whalen's Spirit of '67: The Cardiac Kids, El Birdos, and the World Series That Captivated America shows how the Red Sox and Cardinals waged an epic battle for baseball supremacy that captured the imagination of weary Americans looking for escape from the urban riots, racial turmoil, and antiwar protests that were roiling 1960s society.  Read more...

 
In Stock.

This item is Non-Returnable.
FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 11 copies from $35.20
 
eBook
Retail Price: $33.00
$31.44

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

Download

 
 
 

More About Spirit of '67 by Thomas J. Whalen
 
 
 
Overview
Using the colorful and tumultuous 1960s as a backdrop, acclaimed author Thomas J. Whalen's Spirit of '67: The Cardiac Kids, El Birdos, and the World Series That Captivated America shows how the Red Sox and Cardinals waged an epic battle for baseball supremacy that captured the imagination of weary Americans looking for escape from the urban riots, racial turmoil, and antiwar protests that were roiling 1960s society. "How many people ever do anything that makes so many people happy?" Sox pitcher Gary Bell asked years later, in reference to their classic autumn clash. The book examines the unique bond that each team had with its own fanbase, going back to each franchise's chaotic beginning at the turn of the twentieth century. Relating issues of ethnicity, politics, class, and economics, Whalen sets out to reveal the exactly what was at stake in the 1967 fall classic, and how echoes from that unforgettable season still ring through both cities, and American culture, to this day.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781442233164
  • ISBN-10: 1442233168
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Publish Date: August 2017
  • Page Count: 312
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Sports & Recreation > Baseball - History
Books > History > United States - 20th Century
Books > History > Social History

 
BAM Customer Reviews