Title/Author:“Play Ball! Doughboys and Baseball During the Great War” by Alexander F. Barnes, Peter L. Belmonte and Samuel O. Barnes
Baseball, history, amateur
Publish date:March 28, 2019
Rating:4 of 5 stars (very good)
Review:The popularity of baseball as a participant sport in the United States as well as a spectator sport was very high during the time of World War I. No matter where troops were stationed during the Great War, it was very likely that one could find a baseball game. This is illustrated in this book about the soldiers and their love of the game.