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Baseball in America.

by Robert Smith

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllus. selected and arranged by Ralph Miller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV863 .S445
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p.
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5822199M
    LC Control Number61008620
    OCLC/WorldCa1292824

    Presenting views from a variety of sport and history experts, Baseball in America and America in Baseball captures the breadth and unsuspected variety of our national fascination and identification with America’s Game. Chapters cover such well-known figures as Ty Cobb and lesser-known topics like the “invisible” baseball played by. Baseball, game played with a bat, a ball, and gloves between two teams of nine players each on a field with four bases laid out in a diamond. Long called America’s ‘national pastime’ and thought to have been invented in the U.S., the game was actually derived from the English game of rounders.

    Baseball and America. likes 20 talking about this. Baseball and America is a book by Jim Halloran celebrating and teaching the impact and importance of baseball in America. In this new edition of Roadside Baseball, Chris Epting's coast-to-coast compendium of places of significance to baseball lovers, he has packed in even more fascinating facts about the history of America's national rated with historical and contemporary photographs, the result is a tapestry guaranteed to captivate and entertain baseball fans of all ages.

    War Fever, a new book by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith, examines how baseball converged with the country's last terrible pandemic. Among the tidbits revealed: In , Babe Ruth had the so-called Spanish flu twice - so baseball, at least, has been here before."—Washington Post. Wichita State Baseball Comes Back. $ KS Wichita. Street at any point in history, and be immersed in the wonder and unique flavor of life in your town, or any town in America. Penned by local experts, each Images of America book weaves the history of a community in stories and rare photos, from its beginnings to today.


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