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The Ball: Mark McGwire's Home Run Ball and the Marketing of the American Dream
August 09, 2018 Comments.. 897
The Ball Mark McGwire s Home Run Ball and the Marketing of the American Dream The Ball is a perfect parable about the national pastime It chronicles the distinctly American path of Mark McGwire s record setting seventieth home run ball from the moment it was stitched in a Rawli

  • Title: The Ball: Mark McGwire's Home Run Ball and the Marketing of the American Dream
  • Author: Daniel Paisner
  • ISBN: 9780670887767
  • Page: 190
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Ball is a perfect parable about the national pastime It chronicles the distinctly American path of Mark McGwire s record setting seventieth home run ball from the moment it was stitched in a Rawlings factory in Costa Rica and shipped eventually to St Louis to the moment it left the hands of Montreal rookie hurler Carl Pavano and collided with ash burning forc The Ball is a perfect parable about the national pastime It chronicles the distinctly American path of Mark McGwire s record setting seventieth home run ball from the moment it was stitched in a Rawlings factory in Costa Rica and shipped eventually to St Louis to the moment it left the hands of Montreal rookie hurler Carl Pavano and collided with ash burning force against McGwire s Big Stick bat to the moment it was descended upon by than a dozen scientists and researchers working on the heralded Human Genome Research Project and caught by one through the staggering offers that cascade onto the potential and actual catcher to the moment it is won at auction for 3.5 million dollars by a comic book maven It introduces the first sports agent to reach the stratosphere in representing inanimate objects, and visits along the way the machinery of modern herodom, the function of the Internal Revenue Service, the contributions of Ozzie Smith, the role of DNA, and the truth about Babe Ruth s bats Shot through with colorful characters, timely reporting, high drama and rich baseball history, it is must reading for anyone interested in what drives our various marketplaces and collective fantasies at the end of the twentieth century.

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    1. Will Byrnes says:

      The Ball is a very good small book surrounding the acquisition and sale of Mark McGwire’s record setting-70th home run ball. It covers a lot of territory, from the physical structure of the ball, now and historically, to information on where it was made, to the mud used to coat baseballs, and why. We learn much about the collectibles world. Paisner explains the secret information that was printed on the final batch of baseballs used while McGwire was setting the home run record. There is a cas [...]

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