The Rank and File of 19th Century Major League Baseball: Biographies of 1,084 Players, Owners, Managers and Umpires

The Rank and File of 19th Century Major League Baseball: Biographies of 1,084 Players, Owners, Managers and Umpires

by David Nemec
     
 

With this volume, David Nemec completes his remarkable trilogy of 19th-century baseball biographies, covering every major league player, manager, umpire, owner and league official. It provides in-depth information on many figures unknown to most historians. Each detailed entry includes vital statistics, peer-driven analysis of baseball-related skills, and an

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With this volume, David Nemec completes his remarkable trilogy of 19th-century baseball biographies, covering every major league player, manager, umpire, owner and league official. It provides in-depth information on many figures unknown to most historians. Each detailed entry includes vital statistics, peer-driven analysis of baseball-related skills, and an overview of the individual's role in the game. Also chronicled are players' first and last major league games, most important achievements, movements from team to team, and much more. By bringing attention to these overlooked baseball personalities, this reference work immeasurably enriches our knowledge of 19th century major league baseball.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
this reference work will be a boon to serious baseball historians
Choice
a necessary purchase for baseball collections. Highly recommended
ARBA
essential...highly recommended

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786468904
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/20/2012
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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