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Before the World Series

Pride, Profits, and Baseball's First Championships

Before the World Series( )
Author: Bowman, Larry G.
ISBN:978-0-87580-307-4
Publication Date:Feb 2003
Publisher:Northern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $53.99
Book Description:

In baseball history, no decade is more critical than the 1880s--a time of urban growth when sports stories began to fill the pages of newspapers and supporting the home teams became a hallmark of civic duty. Larry Bowman narrates the trials and triumphs of baseball's early championships, illuminating the complex circumstances that led to baseball's meteoric rise in popularity. The first World's Championship Series arose in an ad hoc manner when the Providence...
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Book Details
Pages:262
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.2 x 23.2 x 2.558 cm
Book Weight:0.538 Kilograms



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