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Who S Who In Baseball History

Author : Lloyd Johnson
ISBN : 1566194695
Genre : Baseball players
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Vox Lycei 1961 1962

Author : Lisgar Collegiate Institute
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The Annotated Baseball Stories Of Ring W Lardner 1914 1919

Author : Ring Lardner
ISBN : 0804729638
Genre : Fiction
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An annotated and copiously illustrated edition of the 24 short stories published between 1914 and 1919 by Ring Lardner, which include the stories collected later and known as "You know me, Al."

A Tale Of Three Cities

Author : Steven Travers
ISBN : 9781597976176
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Yankees, Dodgers, and Giants battle it out

The Yankee Encyclopedia

Author : Mark Gallagher
ISBN : 1582616833
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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100 Years Of Who S Who In Baseball

Author : Douglas B. Lyons
ISBN : 9781493017225
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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In celebration of the 100th issue of Who’s Who in Baseball—one of the game’s most venerable publications—comes a century's worth of the annual's iconic covers, insightful breakdowns of the players featured on those covers, and informative accounts of the baseball history tied to each year’s issue. 100 Years of Who’s Who in Baseball is a colorful, must-have book of baseball nostalgia for fans of the American Pastime. The start of the baseball season brings with it a host of annual traditions and reminders, and one of the most beloved—the annual Who’s Who in Baseball—arrives on newsstands across the country every Spring Training. The 2015 season marks 100 years of Who’s Who delivering year-by-year stats to generations of baseball fans to quickly and easily track a player’s performance from the minors to the majors. And while Who’s Who is trusted as an authoritative source of baseball statistics and has been used by generations of club executives, broadcasters, journalists, and fans—it’s the publication’s cover subject that each year generates as much hot-stove speculation and buzz as off-season rumors of trades, firings, and pitching rotations. In partnership with Who’s Who in Baseball, this celebratory book features each of the annual's 100 iconic covers in full color along with an account of why the player rated the cover and what was going on in baseball at the time. From baseball’s deadball era to the dawn of “replay review,” this collection offers a gorgeously illustrated history of the game.

New York Versus New York 1962

Author : Bill Morales
ISBN : 9780786470907
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"Between October 1961 and October 1962, the Yankees and the Mets shared the city for the first time. This book tells the story of the first year as rivals. The rivalry between the Yankees and the Mets was about more than just games won or money earned. It was also a struggle over the future of the game"--Provided by publisher.

Venezuelan Bust Baseball Boom

Author : Milton H. Jamail
ISBN : 9780803217423
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Though Venezuela is sandwiched between two soccer-mad countries Brazil and Colombia baseball is its national pastime and passion. Yet until the late 1980s few professional teams actively scouted and developed players there. This book is about the man who changed all that and brought Venezuela into Major League Baseball in a major way. While other teams were looking to the Dominican Republic for new talent, Houston Astros' scout Andrés Reiner saw an untapped niche in Venezuela. Venezuelan Bust, Baseball Boom recounts how, over the next fifteen years, Reiner signed nearly one hundred players, nineteen of whom reached the majors. The stories of these players among them Bobby Abreu, Johán Santana, Melvin Mora, Carlos Guillén, and Freddy García are interwoven with Reiner s own, together creating a fascinating portrait of a curious character in the annals of sports and a richly textured picture of the opening of Venezuela as baseball s new frontier. Countless interviews broaden and deepen the story s insights into how the scouting system works, how Reiner worked within it, and how his efforts have affected the sport of baseball in Venezuela and the significance of Venezuela in the world of Major League Baseball.

Baseball S Creation Myth

Author : Brian Martin
ISBN : 9781476602066
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The story about baseball’s being invented in Cooperstown, New York, in 1839 by Abner Doubleday served to prove that the U.S. national pastime was an American game, not derived from the English children’s game of rounders as had been believed. The tale, embraced by Americans, has long been proven false but to this day, Cooperstown is celebrated as the birthplace of baseball. The story has captured the hearts of millions. But who spun that tale and why? This book provides a surprising answer about the origins of America’s most durable myth. It seems that Abner Graves, who espoused Cooperstown as the birthplace of the game, likely was inspired by another story about an early game of baseball. The stories were remarkably similar, as were the men who told them. For the first time, this book links the stories and lives of Graves, a mining engineer, and Adam Ford, a medical doctor, both residents of Denver, Colorado. While the actual origins of the game of baseball remain subject to debate and study, new light is shed on the source of baseball’s durable creation myth.

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : UCLA:31158004922109
Genre : Law
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