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From Pastime to Passion: Baseball and the Civil War

by Millen, Patricia
Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc.,
Retail Price: $12.95
Issue: Fall 2002
ISBN: 0788417754

Patricia Millen traces the development of America's favorite pastime from it's primitive pre-Civil War beginnings, including games played by slaves in the Ante-Bellum South, up through the post-war elevation of baseball to a professional sport. A chronology of Baseball in England and America (1621-1860) leading up to the Civil War and numerous illustrations are included in this volume.

review of From Pastime to Passion: Baseball and the Civil War, by Millen, Patricia, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2002).