The New Biographical History of Baseball: The Classic--Completely Revised [NOOK Book]

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In a special collector's edition format, this revised edition of The New Biographical History of Baseball presents updated statistical research to create the most accurate picture possible of the on-field accomplishments of players from earlier eras. It offers original summaries of the personalities and contributions of over 1,500 players, managers, owners, front office executives, journalists, and ordinary fans who developed the great American game into a national pastime. Each individual included has had an ...
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The New Biographical History of Baseball: The Classic--Completely Revised

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Overview


In a special collector's edition format, this revised edition of The New Biographical History of Baseball presents updated statistical research to create the most accurate picture possible of the on-field accomplishments of players from earlier eras. It offers original summaries of the personalities and contributions of over 1,500 players, managers, owners, front office executives, journalists, and ordinary fans who developed the great American game into a national pastime. Each individual included has had an impact on the sport as mass entertainment or as a cultural phenomenon, and as an athletic art or a business enterprise. Also included are first-time entries on players like Sammy Sosa and Albert Belle, and expanded entries for such players as Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds. This special resource for fans of baseball reflects the breakout talent and enduring fan favorites from all eras of the historic game.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781623687342
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 1,060,390
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author

Donald Dewey is the author of hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles and 25 books, including The Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball Teams and The Tenth Man: The Fan in Baseball History. He is a recipient of the Nelson Algren Prize for fiction. He lives in New York City. Nicholas Acocella is the author or coauthor of several books on baseball, including The Book of Baseball Lineups and The Greatest Team of All Time. He is the editor and publisher of Politifax, a weekly newsletter about politics. He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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