The Resource Baseball folklore

Baseball folklore

Label
Baseball folklore, 2003
Title
Baseball folklore
Inclusive dates
2003
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nelson collects superstitions and rituals from Minor League baseball players and analyzes their importance to the players and the game. He separates these superstitions into three types-physical, religious and idiosyncratic-and finds that each type of ritual helps players to find a rhythm, settle their minds, and ensure their safety
Biography type
contains biographical information
Biographical or historical data
Nelson grew up playing baseball, and became very invested in superstitious rituals to help both his own local team and the Boston Red Sox win. His love for baseball prompted him to research other superstitions and rituals in baseball culture.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Baseball folklore
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (38
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Eric Eliason.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Josh Nelson when he was enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 course in Fall 2003.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373770313
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)
Label
Baseball folklore
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 1
  • (38
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Eric Eliason.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Created by Josh Nelson when he was enrolled in Eric Eliason's English 391 course in Fall 2003.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373770313
Type of unit
  • item
  • leaves)

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