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biographical history of baseball

by Dewey, Donald

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Published by Triumph Books in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Baseball -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNew biographical history of baseball
      StatementDonald Dewey and Nicholas Acocella.
      GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
      ContributionsAcocella, Nick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 D45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 474 p. :
      Number of Pages474
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3558765M
      ISBN 101572434708
      LC Control Number2002020035

      Baseball Books Books from Baseball Direct bring you stories of great players and great teams and inspire you with baseball’s history of sportsmanship and showmanship. We have Biographies, Team Histories, and Miscellaneous which contains everything else. Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player to play in the American major leagues during the 20th century. He famously broke the color line of Major League Baseball (MLB) when he appeared on the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers on Ap A baseball icon, his number was retired across MLB in

        Dennis Snelling’s compelling biography, “Lefty O’Doul” (University of Nebraska, $), tells of the pitcher who, after a sore arm, became one of baseball’s greatest hitters and hitting. Yogi Berra, byname of Lawrence Peter Berra, (born , St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.—died Septem , West Caldwell, New Jersey), American professional baseball player, manager, and coach who was a key player for the New York Yankees for 18 years (–63), during which he played in a record 14 World Series (, –

        Baseball, it seems, creates a wider and more diverse spectrum of literature than any other sport. And was no is a look at some of the notable and significant baseball books that were published in the last 12 months. It's not intended as a best-of list and there. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (September 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of /5(5).


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The New Biographical History of Baseball (ISBN ) is a book by Donald Dewey and Nicholas Acocella originally published in It contains short biographical profiles of hundreds of persons in and around baseball, arranged in alphabetical order.

Books shelved as baseball-history: The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It by Lawrence S. Ritter. His baseball career ended in after revelations that he gambled on baseball, a subject he discusses for just two pages in a book billed as the star’s “love letter” to the game.

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[Donald Dewey; Nick Acocella] -- Over 1, entries on those who made the sport America's favorite pastime, including the fifty women who have played a significant part in major-league history.