Print version: Jacoby, Susan, 1945- Why baseball matters. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, c2018 xvi, 200 pages Why X matters. ISBN 9780300224276
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- The good and bad old days -- Patience : a tale of two games -- Who goes out to the ballgame and who doesn’t -- The long game and impatient minds -- The "National Pastime" and the national culture of distraction -- Conclusion : the reims baseball club : why baseball matters -- Afterword: Susan’s suggestions to owners, players, and anyone else who cares.