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    • The Empire Strikes Out

    • How Baseball Sold U.S. Foreign Policy and Promoted the American Way Abroad
    • By: Robert Elias
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      1.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Is the face of American baseball throughout the world that of goodwill ambassador or ugly American? Has baseball crafted its own image or instead been at the mercy of broader forces shaping our society and the globe? The Empire Strikes Out gives us the sweeping story of how baseball and America are intertwined in the export of “the American way."

    Regular price: $25.17