Arts and Entertainment
Change in Sports
Time period: 1920-1960
Location: Sport stadiums and events across the country.
Cause and Outcome of Event:
Cause: People earned several vacation weeks vacation per year.
Reason: Employee's worked 40 hour weeks, and own more labor saving devices making more time for leisure activities.
Result: More fans than ever attended baseball, basketball, and football games; others watched professional
Importance: Baseball became "America's Pastime"
Significance: Baseball players were making more money, and becoming more famous.
To Whom: Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Ernie Banks, etc.