Home of the Braves : : the battle for baseball in Milwaukee

Title Home of the Braves : : the battle for baseball in Milwaukee
Names Steele, Patrick W.
Book Number DBC08350
Title Status Available to Order
Medium Digital Books
Annotation The author tells the story of what brought the Braves franchise to Milwaukee in 1953 and the forces that led ownership to relocate the team to Atlanta in 1965. Steele not only recounts the team's glory years in Milwaukee, but digs into the details behind the decision to move that left many baseball fans in Milwaukee heartbroken. Adult.
Length 10 hours, 18 minutes
Audience Notes Female narrator.
Local Subject Nonfiction
Sports NonFiction - SPT
Recreation - Athletic sports & games - 796
Sports, Recreation, Hobbies, Movies, etc - 790
Sports - Baseball - SPBA
Wisconsin Authors - WIA
Wisconsin - History - WIH
LC Subject History
Language English
Contents Foreword / by Bob Buege -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- "You keep the Brewers, we'll keep the Braves," 1945-1953 -- Home of the Braves, 1953-1954 -- Bush Leaguers, 1955-1957 -- The beginning of the end, 1958-1961 -- Something new, 1962-1963 -- Bringing down the curtain, 1964 -- Lame ducks, 1965 -- Milwaukee v. The Braves, 1966 -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Seasonal attendance following relocation.
Released 2022
Publication Info Milwaukee : Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library, 2022. (Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement)
Original Publication Recorded from: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2018] 9780299318109
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