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Baseball in Savannah, Georgia (Images of Baseball Series)
     

Baseball in Savannah, Georgia (Images of Baseball Series)

by Skip Jennings (Foreword by), Brian Harold Lee
 

Dating back to the American Civil War, the history of baseball in Savannah is as rich as any other of the sport's iconic cities. Hosting a variety of amateur teams in the late 19th century, professional baseball arrived in Savannah in 1904. From "Shoeless" Joe Jackson to Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle to Dale Murphy, a long list of nationally known hall-of-famers and

Overview


Dating back to the American Civil War, the history of baseball in Savannah is as rich as any other of the sport's iconic cities. Hosting a variety of amateur teams in the late 19th century, professional baseball arrived in Savannah in 1904. From "Shoeless" Joe Jackson to Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle to Dale Murphy, a long list of nationally known hall-of-famers and all-stars have played on Savannah's ball fields. Images of Baseball: Baseball in Savannah chronicles the sport's amateur beginnings through the Savannah Sand Gnats.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738591261
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Series:
Images of Baseball Series
Pages:
127
Sales rank:
1,281,991
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


A lifelong baseball fan, author Brian Harold Lee has lived in Savannah for 23 years. A graduate with a bachelor of arts degree in history from Armstrong Atlantic University, Lee is currently the site administrator at Old Fort Jackson.

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