Age of Ruth and Landis: The Economics of Baseball During the Roaring Twenties
As the 1919 World Series scandal simmered throughout the 1920 season, tight pennant races drove attendance to new peaks and presaged a decade of general prosperity for baseball. Babe Ruth shattered his own home-run record and, buoyed by a booming economy, professional sports enjoyed what sportswriters termed a “Golden Age of Sports.” -- Provided by publisher
Baseball -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Baseball players -- United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century; Baseball team owners -- United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
University of Nebraska Press
Department of Economics
xi, 405 pages ; 24 cm
Surdam, David G. and Haupert, Michael J., "Age of Ruth and Landis: The Economics of Baseball During the Roaring Twenties" (2018). Faculty Book Gallery. 444.