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The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game
17 May 2012 // 5:00 PM
Anthropologist John Fox sets off on a worldwide adventure to the farthest reaches of the globe and the deepest recesses of our ancient past to answer a question inspired by his sports-loving son: "Why do we play ball?"
Beyond the Score: 'The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game'
5 Jun 2012 // 5:00 PM
John Fox does a fine job of providing lesser-known facts about ball games. The bulk of his stories, meanwhile, focus on our preoccupation with ball games through the lens of cultural history.