100 Baseball Icons: A Century of Historic Baseball Memorabilia

100 Baseball Icons: A Century of Historic Baseball Memorabilia

by Kit Hinrichs, Delphine Hirasuna
     
 

100 BASEBALL ICONS presents the treasures of the most famous repository of baseball memorabilia in the world, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Given access to the Hall's vast archives, award-winning photographer and lifelong baseball aficionado Terry Heffernan unearths artifacts that represent some of the outstanding

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100 BASEBALL ICONS presents the treasures of the most famous repository of baseball memorabilia in the world, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Given access to the Hall's vast archives, award-winning photographer and lifelong baseball aficionado Terry Heffernan unearths artifacts that represent some of the outstanding achievements and legends in baseball history, including Babe Ruth's bat, "Shoeless Joe" Jackson's tattered shoes, and more. Heffernan's arresting compositions capture the beauty and magic of these charged objects, hitting home the excitement that has captivated fans for more than a century.

A commemorative collection of 100 photographs of baseball memorabilia from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and museum. In 2006, a record 76 million fans attended Major League Baseball games.

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From the Publisher
"Elegant color photos of . . . legendary baseball memorabilia, all enshrined at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., make this classy collection almost as good as being there in person."
-American Profile online "Our Pick"

"...objects of legend for fans of the 'national pastime'."-Alaska Airlines Magazine

"...a choice little gift item."-BookPage

"...a beautiful collection of Heffernan's imagery, Hirasuna's compelling descriptions, and Hinrichs' clean, modern layout."
-mlb.com the official site of Major League Baseball

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580089166
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

KIT HINRICHS is considered one of the world's most influential graphic designers and is partner in the global design firm Pentagram. He has more than 3,000 Stars and Stripes artifacts in his collection, which has been exhibited at the American Institute of Graphic Arts in New York and the San Jose Museum of Art. He lives in San Francisco.

DELPHINE HIRASUNA is the author of several books, including THE ART OF GAMAN, and the editor of @Issue: Journal of Business and Design. She lives in San Francisco.

TERRY HEFFERNAN is a nationally acclaimed San Francisco-based photographer noted for his exquisite large-format images.

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