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Belth, Alex

Overview
Works: 4 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 859 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Anecdotes  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV865.F45, B
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Most widely held works by Alex Belth
Stepping up : the story of Curt Flood and his fight for baseball players' rights by Alex Belth( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curt Flood was a dazzling center fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals when, in 1969, he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. But instead of accepting his fate, Flood shocked baseball by suing the sport over its Reserve Clause, an age-old rule that bound players to their teams in perpetuity. His extraordinary case went all the way to the Supreme Court and helped pave the way for major advancements in the rights of professional athletes. This is Flood's astonishing story. Accessible to teens but of interest to baseball fans of all ages, it begins with Flood as a an artistic black kid in Oakland, and continues with his eye-opening experience as a minor leaguer in the racist South. It describes Flood's years with the exciting Cardinals teams of the 1960s (with teammates like Stan Musial, Joe Torre, and Bob Gibson), and his increasing frustrations with baseball's mistreatment of players--especially blacks
The best sports writing of Pat Jordan by Pat Jordan( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty-six articles from a span of more than thirty years, including many of his most celebrated--and controversial--pieces"--Front flap of jacket
Lasting Yankee Stadium memories : unforgettable tales from the house that Ruth built( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Lasting Yankee Stadium Memories, editor Alex Belth of BronxBanterBlog.com collects personal essays by some of the most well-known and respected voices in sportswriting and entertainment today. In these revealing, sometimes hilarious, oft-touching essays, the contributors recount their favorite moments inside the most famed of all American stadiums. The book also includes a special chapter on the new Yankee Stadium. Contributors include Bob Costas (NBC, HBO), Richard Ben Cramer, Pete Hamill, Tony Kornheiser (ESPN), Tom Boswell (Washington Post), Dave Kindred (Washington Post), Leigh Montville (Sports Illustrated), William Nack (Sports Illustrated), Joe Posnanski (Sports Illustrated), Jane Leavy, Pat Jordan, Maury Allen (New York Post), Bob Klapisch (Bergen Record), Tyler Kepner (New York Times), Allen Barra (Wall Street Journal), Marty Appel, Jeff Pearlman, Alan Schwarz (New York Times), Charles Pierce (Boston Globe), Steve Rushin (Sports Illustrated), Nathan Ward, Mike Vaccaro (New York Post), Rob Neyer (ESPN.com), Ken Rosenthal (ESPN), Scott Raab (Esquire magazine), and Luis Guzman
Bronx banter presents lasting Yankee Stadium memories : unforgettable tales from the house that Ruth built( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Stepping up : the story of Curt Flood and his fight for baseball players' rights
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The best sports writing of Pat JordanLasting Yankee Stadium memories : unforgettable tales from the house that Ruth built