The Resource Baseball and tradition : a view from the inside

Baseball and tradition : a view from the inside

Label
Baseball and tradition : a view from the inside, 2000
Title
Baseball and tradition
Title remainder
a view from the inside
Inclusive dates
2000
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Compares the folklore of baseball with that of football, explaining that there is a stronger sense of tradition in baseball. Discusses folkloric elements of baseball that define subgroups, such as specialized ways of communicating within a particular team. Describes the phenomenon of respect being given to the players with the most experience, the "veterans." Discusses initiation pranks that serve the purpose of socializing the players with the least experience, the "rookies." Mentions superstitious adherence to pre-game rituals as well as more generally recognized traditions. Explains that some examples of baseball folklore are dynamic and others are conservative
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Hancock had played baseball for 25 years when he completed this project. He was attending Brigham Young University again after a seven year absence during which he played professional baseball for the California Angels. Before his professional career, he played baseball and football at Brigham Young University. Hancock was raised in California. He was married to CoriLynn Cardall and had one daughter.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Baseball and tradition : a view from the inside
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (39
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Jill Terry Rudy.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Ryan Hancock while he was enrolled in Jill Terry Rudy's English 391 class during Fall Semester 2000.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370326651
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)
Label
Baseball and tradition : a view from the inside
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (39
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Jill Terry Rudy.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Ryan Hancock while he was enrolled in Jill Terry Rudy's English 391 class during Fall Semester 2000.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370326651
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)

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