Community, Commodification, Fanship, and Memory
Edited By Dale Herbeck and Susan J. Drucker
Baseball stadia are places of memory, identity, athletic and architectural accomplishment. They are sites capable of arousing passion, sentimentality and a sense of community. The baseball stadium provides a unique lens through which to understand, explore and expand an understanding of communication theories. While baseball has previously been explored by scholars, this volume introduces the stadium as a way of exploring communication and communication theories through an examination of the four discrete themes that frame the organization of this work: community and communication, fandom and communication, memory and communication, and commodification and communication. This volume offers a unique approach to those interested in communication theory, popular culture, sports management, and people environment studies.
Chapter Nine: Phenomenology and the Phantom Stadia Phenomenon: Forbes Field and Comiskey Park Remembered (Erik Garrett / Alexander Regina)
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Fig. 9.1: Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Public Domain, retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Forbes_Field_circa_1910.jpg.
Fig. 9.2: Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois. Alexander Regina (with permission).
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Phenomenology AND THE Phantom Stadia Phenomenon
Forbes Field and Comiskey Park Remembered
ERIK GARRETT AND ALEXANDER REGINA
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