Alexander, Charles C. Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Depression Era . New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Examines the various ways in which the Great Depression impacted America's favorite pastime, from the perspective of owners, players, and its legions of fans - many of whom could no longer afford the price of admission.

Referenced in:
Pennsylvania and the Great Depression
Shibe Park/Connie Mack Stadium [Great Depression]

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