Old Time Baseball: America's Pastime in the Gilded Age

Old Time Baseball: America's Pastime in the Gilded Age

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by Harvey Frommer
     
 

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In this delightful history of the sport, Frommer captures the flavor, smell, and craziness of the early days of baseball. Starting with its invention in 1842 by the descendant of a British sea captain (and not Abner Doubleday), Frommer traces the development of the sport from the first games on a vacant lot at 27th and Madison in New York to the turn of the century,… See more details below

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In this delightful history of the sport, Frommer captures the flavor, smell, and craziness of the early days of baseball. Starting with its invention in 1842 by the descendant of a British sea captain (and not Abner Doubleday), Frommer traces the development of the sport from the first games on a vacant lot at 27th and Madison in New York to the turn of the century, when the National League was emerging as the preeminent forum for truly professional baseball.

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ISBN-13:
9781461662112
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
12/22/2005
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
4 MB

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