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- Author(s)James R. Walker
- PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Date of Publication30/03/2015
- GenreBall Games: Field & Outdoor
- Place of PublicationLincoln
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Content Note26 photographs, 8 tables
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Foreword byPat Hughes
- Format DetailsCloth over boards
- Table Of ContentsForeword Acknowledgments Introduction: A Game in Words and Sound Part I. The Formative Years, 1920-36 1. Early World Series Coverage 2. The Local Game Begins 3. Inventing a New Craft 4. The Baseball-Radio War 5. The World Series Triggers a National Obsession 6. Advertisers Expand Baseball Coverage Part II. The Age of Acceptance, 1937-60 7. Re-Creating Baseball 8. Baseball Reluctantly Embraces Radio 9. An Explosion in National Coverage Part III. The Television Years, 1961-Present 10. Radio in the Age of Television 11. The Modern Baseball Announcer 12. Baseball Broadcasts in the Digital Era Epilogue Appendix: Number of Team Radio Stations by Year, 1936-2001 Notes Index
- Author BiographyJames R. Walker is a professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Communication at Saint Xavier University. He is the coauthor of Center Field Shot: A History of Baseball on Television (Nebraska, 2008) and The Broadcast Television Industry. Pat Hughes has been the radio voice of the Chicago Cubs since 1996.
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