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10 edition of Bart Giamatti found in the catalog.

Bart Giamatti

A Profile

by Robert P. Moncreiff

  • 144 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Biography: sport,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Educators,
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Literary,
  • Baseball commissioners,
  • Biography,
  • Giamatti, A. Bartlett,
  • Presidents,
  • United States,
  • Yale University

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9763544M
    ISBN 100300121873
    ISBN 109780300121872
    OCLC/WorldCa70775620

      A philosophical musing on sports and play, this wholly eccentric and charming reissue of Bart Giamatti's final book, Take Time for Paradise, never received its due (it was published in hardcover by Simon and Schuster in , shortly after his death, and in paperback by Summit in ) and has been out of print for more than a new introduction by Author: A Bartlett Giamatti.   The session was hosted by former baseball commissioner, the late Bart Giamatti. He had the last slot and read aloud his baseball essay The Green Fields of the Mind. This essay was from his book A Great and Glorious Game: Baseball Writings of A. Bartlett Giamatti. Giamatti, a scholar of English Renaissance literature and past President of Yale.

    His book Take Time for Paradise was originally published in His other writings about baseball were collected posthumously in the book A Great and Glorious Game, published in Giamatti's son, Paul, is a well known actor. After his death, the new research center at the Hall of Fame was named the Giamatti.   ''Bart Giamatti's premature and shocking death is a tragedy for his family, for Yale and for the nation,'' Benno C. Schmidt Jr., who succeeded Dr. Giamatti as .

    Bart Giamatti | This vivid portrait of Bart Giamatti encompasses his entire eventful life but focuses especially on his years at Yale University (–) and his brief career as a major league baseball executive (–). Bart Giamatti. AKA Angelo Bartlett Giamatti. Baseball Commissioner, Birthplace: Boston, MA Location of death: Oak Bluffs, MA Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Buri. Briefly the Commissioner of Baseball, Bart Giamatti suffered from a hereditary neuromuscular disorder, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, that causes nerves to the extremities to Born:


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As scholar, teacher, and then university president, Giamatti was an admired and respected figure on campus. by A. Bartlett Giamatti, et al "The Green Fields of the Mind " It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart. The game begins in the spring, when everything else begins again, and it blossoms in the summer, filling the afternoons and evenings, and then as soon as the chill rains come, it stops and leaves you to face the fall alone.

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For being book smart, I thought he (A. Bartlett Giamatti) had a lot of street smarts, which is tough to find sometimes." - Whitey Herzog in the Washington Post (September 3, ) "One thing you can be sure of, you'll never hear anyone say I knew someone exactly like Bart Giamatti." - Joe Garagiola at Carnegie Hall ().

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