A Shift from Baseball? What Influences the Perception of the National Pastime?
Baseball has often been seen as America’s Pastime, etched into the cultural landscape of the United States for over 100 years. However, recent shifts both in cultural landscape and the sport industry puts this moniker into question. Whether Americans consider baseball the national pastime is currently up for debate. The crux of that debate for individuals may be influenced by their emotional attachment to the sport or an emotional attachment to competing sports.
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Pearson, Rebekah; and Smith, Natalie L.. 2018. A Shift from Baseball? What Influences the Perception of the National Pastime?. Boland Undergraduate Symposium, Johnson City, TN. https://www.etsu.edu/honors/documents/bolandonline.pdf