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Bluegrass baseball

Katya Cengel

Bluegrass baseball

a year in the minor league life

by Katya Cengel

  • 114 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minor league baseball

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementKatya Cengel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV863.K42 L64 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25246907M
    ISBN 109780803235359
    LC Control Number2012007298

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    Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, Pp. xvii+ Photographs and notes. $ pb. In Bluegrass Baseball, freelance writer Katya Cengel sheds light on the lives of mostly little-known minor league and independent baseball players in Kentucky. Hers is an accessible. And nowhere is this truer than in Kentucky, whose rich baseball history continues to play out in the four teams profiled in this book. Following these teams through their season—the triumphs, struggles, and Big League hopes and dreams—the book tells the larger story of baseball in America’s smaller venues, where the game in its.

    In her book, Bluegrass Baseball, former Louisville Courier-Journal reporter Katya Cengel chronicles the trials and tribulations of minor leaguers struggling to make it to Major League Baseball’s big stage. Cengel spent a year following the four minor league teams in Kentucky and provides a compelling account of life in baseball’s netherworld. The class D Blue Grass League ran from through and was based in Kentucky. In the five year league run from through there were ten cities represented, all from r, only four of those cities suited up for the entire five years. The Paris entry won two league titles, back to back, in and The Frankfort Lawmakers also claimed dual .


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"Bluegrass Baseball performs a reality check for prospective players and owners in the minor leagues."—Dorothy Seymour Mills, New York Journal of Books "With depth and sensitivity, Cengel details the grind faced by owners, players, trainers, groundskeepers, ushers, broadcasters, mascots and even local families who take in ball players as.

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“Bluegrass Baseball performs a reality check for prospective players and owners in the minor leagues.” —Dorothy Seymour Mills, New York Journal of Books “With depth and sensitivity, Cengel details the grind faced by owners, players, trainers, groundskeepers, ushers, broadcasters, mascots and even local families who take in ball players.

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And nowhere is this. Bluegrass Xpress Baseball, Lexington, Kentucky. likes 1 talking about this. The Bluegrass Xpress is the premiere location for travel baseball in Followers:   Katya Cengel is a freelance writer based in San Luis Obispo, California, and lectures in the Journalism Department of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis was a features and news writer for the Louisville Courier-Journal from to and has reported from North and Central America, Europe, Asia, and work has.

Bluegrass Baseball A Year in the Minor League Life Katya Cengel. Narrated by Bob Johnson. Available from Audible. Book published by University of Nebraska Press. Forget the steroid-addled, overpaid, and unmotivated players: America’s pastime is still alive and well, and is still the heartfelt sport it’s always been—in the Minor Leagues.

"Bluegrass Baseball portrays its large cast of characters with honesty and journalistic skill. It is a fast and engaging read."--Jeffrey P. Beck, AETHLON: The Journal of Sport Literature -- (02/27/) "From the front office scheming wacky promos to trainers shopping for the team to players struggling for a shot to The Show, this nitty-gritty account puts you in that minor-league /5(6).

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The link over each player's name will take you to his page. Players are listed by the school they were drafted out of. Only players listed in the "Kentucky High School Alumni" section were drafted out of high school in Kentucky, though several in the "Kentucky natives" section attended Kentucky high schools but were.“Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life.” [Book review] Journal of Sport History (Summer ): Latest links from around Kentucky baseball: Lexington native and former UK outfielder Collin Cowgill was named the player of the week in the Pacific Coast League after batting with 2 HR, 7 RBI and 8 runs last week.; Eastern Kentucky University freshman infielder Bryan Soloman was named the co-Ohio Valley Conference player of the week.; Madison Central High School .