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The Kingdom Of God Is Like Baseball

Author : James S. Currie
ISBN : 9781621893219
Genre : Religion
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Jesus used parables to teach his disciples certain truths about the gospel. The parables employed word pictures, such as of planting seeds and other agricultural images, that were familiar to his listeners. What kind of imagery could be used today to talk about the gospel? Baseball, "America's pastime," might be one source of such familiar images. In this book Currie has attempted to find theological themes and to describe the gospel in the sport of baseball.
Category: Religion

Baseball S Antitrust Immunity

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies, and Business Rights
ISBN : PSU:000021239427
Genre : Antitrust law
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Category: Antitrust law

Hearings

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce
ISBN : UOM:39015012908037
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Baseball

Author : Mike Shannon
ISBN : UOM:39015061465848
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 76.20 MB
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Category: Sports & Recreation

Baseball Love

Author : George Bowering
ISBN : UCSC:32106018726460
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Beginning with the exquisite charm of listening in on Bowering as a youthful sports reporter in his home town of Oliver in 1948, "the greatest year in human history," moving through the brash hubris of his career as a star player-reporter in the Kosmic League of the 1970s, to staring down the bittersweet foul line of the Twilight League of the twenty-first century, Baseball Love is a book about Bowering's life in love and the game, played with a consummate craft and skill into the paradise of what we can only ever imagine to be real, and leavened at all times by the conscious and ironic chatter of the infield.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Writing Baseball

Author : Jerry Klinkowitz
ISBN : UOM:39015021863231
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Cutting across literary genres, the 24 selections in this anthology (selected by literary critic and minor league baseball executive Klinkowitz) address the manifold activities of baseball from sandlot games to the major leagues. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Sports & Recreation

Dirty Rice

Author : Gerald Duff
ISBN : UCBK:C096998685
Genre : Fiction
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In the midst of the Great Depression, minor league baseball thrives in small-town South Louisiana, where the Evangeline League, named in honor of Longfellow's heroine, draws hundreds to dirt fields and grandstands in places like Jeanerette, Abbeville, and Opelousas. In 1935 Gemar Batiste, a talented young pitcher from Texas, is recruited to try out for the Rayne Rice Birds, makes the roster, and immediately begins garnering fame for himself, his team, and the league. But Gemar is not the same as his teammates and opponents, and his skills on the diamond cannot erase those differences. He grew up on a reservation in Texas, an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dreaming of hurling strikes in the big leagues. During his season with the Rice Birds, Gemar is asked to play the stereotypical Indian and enticed to cheat, which goes against his view of the diamond as a sacred place of honor. Constantly challenged as he tries to protect his identity as an Alabama-Coushatta and uphold the integrity of the game, Gemar like the Evangeline League's namesake comes to embody loss, perseverance, and commitment. Much like minor league baseball itself, the story of Gemar Batiste's season in the Evangeline League is a work of satire, humor, tragedy, and triumph.
Category: Fiction

Stanford Short Stories

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015005559920
Genre : Short stories
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Category: Short stories

Queen City Refuge

Author : Abraham J. Peck
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110845042
Genre : History
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Describes the reception of Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany and Austria by members of Cincinnati's German-Jewish community. Includes interviews with refugees who arrived during the 1930s and after 1945, their children, representatives of communal agencies, and individuals who assisted them, which were carried out in 1980-81 in a joint oral history project by the National Council of Jewish Women and the American Jewish Archives of Hebrew Union College. They also relate their experiences in Nazi Germany and various other countries during the war.
Category: History

American Theatre

Author :
ISBN : UOM:49015003303345
Genre : Periodicals
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Category: Periodicals

Sports Illustrated Baseball

Author : Sports Illustrated
ISBN : 0376093005
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37.9 MB
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Category: Sports & Recreation

Sequoia

Author :
ISBN : UCR:31210017701408
Genre : College students' writings, American
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Category: College students' writings, American

Esquire

Author :
ISBN : UVA:X000029420
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Tutor Trainers Handbook

Author : Helen Lundblad
ISBN : MINN:30000009452685
Genre : Reading (Elementary)
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Storm Country

Author : Pete Davies
ISBN : UOM:39015025399067
Genre : United States
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Category: United States