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« Thursday May 31, 2012 »
Start: 7:00 pm
One object unites the Red Sox with Rafael Nadal, the Patriots with Pelé. In this amazing new history, anthropologist John Fox visits overgrown courts in Mexico and medieval villages, schoolyards and modern stadiums to answer one question: why do we play ball? Part history, part travelogue, in the tradition of Bill Bryson and Mark Kurlansky, Fox unravels the fascinating story behind the object that serves as the basis of our sports and our games.
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