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Junwei Yu

Playing in Isolation

A History of Baseball in Taiwan

€ 37.89



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Illustrations ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xv
List of Abbreviations xviii
Note on Romanization of Chinese Names xix
Introduction 1
CHAPTER 1 Wooden-Ball Finds a Home, 1895-1945 11
CHAPTER 2 The Golden Era of Baseball, 1946-1967 25
CHAPTER 3 The Myth of Hongye and the LLB Championship, 1968-1974 37
CHAPTER 4 A Drastic Decline in Baseball`s Population, 1975-1989 64
CHAPTER 5 The Birth of Professional Baseball, 1990-1995 91
CHAPTER 6 Multiple Crises, 1996-2001 115
CHAPTER 7 The 2001 World Cup: A Turning Point? 144
Conclusion 165
APPENDIX 1 Taiwanese teams in Little League (under-I3) 169
APPENDIX 2 Taiwanese teams in Senior League (age 13-15) 170
APPENDIX 3 Taiwanese teams in Big League (age 16-18) 171
APPENDIX 4 IBA under-19 competition 172
APPENDIX 5 Taiwanese players signed by Japanese pro clubs before the CPBL 173
APPENDIX 6 Taiwanese players signed by Japanese and Korean amateur clubs after World War II 174
APPENDIX 7 Sentences and fines for pro baseball gambling and match-fixing in 1997 175
APPENDIX 8 Twenty-seven players suspected of match-fixing but released for lack of evidence 178
APPENDIX 9 Taiwanese players signed by foreign pro clubs after the creation of the CPBL 179
Notes 183
Bibliography 197
Index 205
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Hardback
217 pagina's
Januari 2007
454 gram
216 x 140 x 19 mm
Univ of Nebraska Pr us


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