University of Colorado Boulder

Baseball into the Millennium

This course is part of American History Through Baseball Specialization

Taught in English

Tom Zeiler

Instructor: Tom Zeiler

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Understand the role of war and crises on baseball.

  • Reflect on how moneyball changed the game and America.

  • Describe how contemporary trends, issues and movements tie back to more distant history.

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Assessments

34 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

6 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to the course! In this module we will cover topics surrounding the Reserve Clause, the 1970s, rising salaries, and baseball in the 21st Century.

What's included

7 videos8 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In this module we will cover topics surrounding iconic pitchers, the Cold War, baseball curses, and race in baseball.

What's included

11 videos11 quizzes

In this module we will cover topics surrounding Vietnam, the First Gulf War, and 9/11.

What's included

7 videos1 reading8 quizzes

In this final module we will cover topics surrounding baseball after WWII, player strikes, COVID, and the future of modern baseball.

What's included

7 videos7 quizzes

Instructor

Tom Zeiler
University of Colorado Boulder
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