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Author Gmelch, George.
Title In the ballpark : the working lives of baseball people / George Gmelch and J.J. Weiner.
Imprint Washington [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998.

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Author Gmelch, George.
Subject Baseball -- Interviews.
Baseball fields.
Baseball.
Alt Name Weiner, J. J.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 254 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-250) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1560983906 (electronic bk.)
9781560983903 (electronic bk.)
1560988762 (alk. paper)
1560984465 (pbk.)
OCLC # 45732629
Additional Format Print version: Gmelch, George. In the ballpark. Washington [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998 1560988762 (DLC) 97028388 (OCoLC)37293343
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 The Stands1
  Jerry Collier, Beer Vendor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards5
  Tom Burgoyne, Mascot, Philadelphia Phillies14
  Walter Banks, Usher, Atlanta Braves20
  Hep Cronin, Scout, Atlanta Braves26
 The Field39
  Q.V. Lowe, Manager, Jamestown Expos41
  Mark Letendre, Trainer, San Francisco Giants65
  Bernie and Waleska Williams, Center Fielder, New York Yankees, and Ballplayer's Wife78
  Paul Zwaska, Head Groundskeeper, Baltimore Orioles92
  Scott Jaster, Ballplayer: Birmingham Barons104
  Pat Young, Clubhouse Manager, Hickory Crawdads120
  Jim Leyland, Manager, Florida Marlins126
  Durwood Merrill, Umpire, American League136
 The Press Box151
  Sherry Davis, Announcer, San Francisco Giants155
  Rob Evans, Broadcaster, Norfolk Tides165
  Sally O'Leary, Assistant Director of Media Relations, Pittsburgh Pirates177
  Jim Riggs, Sportswriter and Scorer, Jamestown Expos187
 The Front Office195
  Dennis Bastien, Owner and General Manager, Charleston Wheelers197
  Sam Kennedy, Intern, New York Yankees207
  Jack Boehmer, Director of Stadium Operations, Bowie Baysox211
  Billy Johnson, Assistant General Manager, Kinston Indians217
  Dean Taylor, Assistant General Manager, Atlanta Braves224
 The Nature of Baseball Work233
 Bibliography249
 Index251


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