Baseball and Football Pulp Fiction

Six Publishers, with a Directory of Stories, 1935–1957

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About the Book

This first-ever volume focusing on sports pulp fiction devoted to America’s two most popular pastimes of the 1935–1957 era—baseball and football—provides extensive detail on authors, along with examination of key plots and categories. Commentary relates the works to real-life baseball and football of the period.
The history of the genre is traced, beginning with the debut of Dime Sport (later renamed Dime Sports), the first magazine from a major publisher to provide competition for Street & Smith’s long-established Sport Story Magazine. A complete index lists fiction from the six major publishers who competed with S&S, and cover themes for 1,054 issues.

About the Author(s)

Michelle Nolan has been a newspaper and magazine feature writer for more than 50 years. She received an Inkpot Award for her work as a comics and pop cultural historian and entrepreneur. She has published more than 11,000 stories and columns. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.

Bibliographic Details

Michelle Nolan
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: ca. 60 photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7757-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3813-3
Imprint: McFarland