An Ivy Tech Community College history professor has had his research on how World War I impacted Major League Baseball featured on a popular internet series.
College officials say that Dr. Aaron Miller, associate professor of history at Ivy Tech Columbus, shared his research with the YouTube channel The Great War. The channel, which has nearly one-million subscribers, featured Millers work extensively in its episode Baseball Season 1918.
In the video, the episodes host recounts Millers work and adds commentary. The video has received more than 45,000 views since it was uploaded in late October.
Miller earned his doctorate in history from Miami University, where he wrote his dissertation titled Glorious Summer, a Cultural History of 19th Century Baseball, 1861-1920. He is currently rewriting his dissertation into a manuscript for a book.
The episode featuring Millers work can be viewed by searching for The Great War channel on YouTube and selecting the Baseball Season 1918 episode.