The World Series (1905-1991): A History of Baseball's Fall Classic by Ron Fimrite
The World Series is the most revered tradition in American sports. This lavishly illustrated history of baseballs Fall Classic takes us from its humble beginnings at the turn of the century to the stirring spectacle that has become the World Series today. Provides an entertaining look at baseballs early days & the colorful collection of characters who pioneered the sport & transformed it into Americas pastime. A series of essays & pictorial portfolios recalls the most memorable World Series from the first official Series in 1905 thru 1991. There is a retrospective on the teams, followed by profiles of the all-time Series great players. More than 130 photos.