Expanding the strike zone : baseball in the age of free agency

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gilbert, Daniel A.
Physical Description:xii, 210 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2013]
ISBN:9781558499973 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558499970 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558499966 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1558499962 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Table of Contents:
  • The roots of free agency: integration and expansion in the baseball world
  • A piece of property: the making and meaning of free agency in major league baseball
  • Two strikes: star power and solidarity in the United States and Mexico
  • On the borders of free agency: Dominican baseball and the rise of the academies
  • Constructing Ichiro's home field: Seattle, the Mariners, and the politics of location.