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Minor Miracles: The Legend and Lure of Minor League Baseball
     

Minor Miracles: The Legend and Lure of Minor League Baseball

by David Pietrusza
 

Thousands of fans switched their allegiances from Major League Baseball to the Minors when the player's strike of 1994 hit the diamonds—and baseball fans happily rediscovered the appeal of hometown ball fields, minimal ticket prices and down-to-earth players. Join author Pietrusza as he takes you on a tour of the best and worst ball parks, the oddest names,

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Thousands of fans switched their allegiances from Major League Baseball to the Minors when the player's strike of 1994 hit the diamonds—and baseball fans happily rediscovered the appeal of hometown ball fields, minimal ticket prices and down-to-earth players. Join author Pietrusza as he takes you on a tour of the best and worst ball parks, the oddest names, and the legendary figures of minor league baseball.

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Researcher Pietrusza tells the colorful history of baseball's minor leagues, which have endured for 117 years. Humorous anecdotes and personality profiles abound. Recommended for popular collections.

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ISBN-13:
9780912083827
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.83(d)

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