John Moores and the ‘professional’ baseball leagues in 1930s England

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/232313
Title:
John Moores and the ‘professional’ baseball leagues in 1930s England
Authors:
Bloyce, Daniel
Abstract:
This article discusses an attempt, inspired and mainly financed by John Moores, to establish baseball in England in the 1930s. ‘Professional’ leagues were set up in 1936 in Lancashire, Yorkshire and London. However, the English press, particularly the national press, failed to support the development of baseball in England.
Affiliation:
University of Chester
Citation:
Sport in History, 2007, 27(1), pp. 64-87
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Sport in History
Issue Date:
Mar-2007
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10034/232313
DOI:
10.1080/17460260701231067
Additional Links:
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rsih20/current
Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
This article is not available through ChesterRep.
ISSN:
1746-0263; 1746-0271
Sponsors:
This article was submitted to the RAE2008 for the University of Chester - Sports-Related Studies.
Appears in Collections:
Sport and Exercise Sciences

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dc.contributor.authorBloyce, Danielen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-06T08:34:17Z-
dc.date.available2012-07-06T08:34:17Z-
dc.date.issued2007-03-
dc.identifier.citationSport in History, 2007, 27(1), pp. 64-87en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1746-0263-
dc.identifier.issn1746-0271-
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/17460260701231067-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/232313-
dc.descriptionThis article is not available through ChesterRep.en_GB
dc.description.abstractThis article discusses an attempt, inspired and mainly financed by John Moores, to establish baseball in England in the 1930s. ‘Professional’ leagues were set up in 1936 in Lancashire, Yorkshire and London. However, the English press, particularly the national press, failed to support the development of baseball in England.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipThis article was submitted to the RAE2008 for the University of Chester - Sports-Related Studies.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rsih20/currenten_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Sport in Historyen_GB
dc.subjectbaseballen_GB
dc.subjectEnglanden_GB
dc.subjectpressen_GB
dc.titleJohn Moores and the ‘professional’ baseball leagues in 1930s Englanden
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chesteren_GB
dc.identifier.journalSport in Historyen_GB
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