text The arena : inside the tailgating, ticket-scalping, mascot-racing, dubiously funded, and possibly haunted monuments of American sport

"The American sports stadium, for all its raucous glory, is an overlooked centerpiece--a veritable temple--of our national culture. A hallowed ground for communal worship, this is where history is made on grass, artificial turf, hardwood, and even... Read more
Before we begin (or: Preface) -- Taking the oath (or: The old-timers) -- Super subsidize me (or: The newcomers) -- All the ticket men (or: Beyond these walls) -- "As far as the eye can see, toilets" (or: Straight to the dome) -- Ed Mangan's burden... Read more
401 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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