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Early Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1825-1908

Dean A. Sullivan - Sports & Recreation - 1997 - 326 pages
This compilation of 120 primary writings documents baseballís first century, from a loosely organized village social event to the arrival of the National League. Collecting ...
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Harry Wright: The Father of Professional Base Ball

Christopher Devine - Sports & Recreation - 2003 - 202 pages
This biography resurrects one of baseball's foremost unrecognized legends, "The Father of Professional Base Ball," Hall of Famer Harry Wright. The son of a premier cricketer ...
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Baseball: The Early Years

Harold Seymour, Dorothy Seymour Mills - History - 1960 - 392 pages
Now available in paperback, Harold Seymour and Dorothy Seymour Mills' Baseball: The Early Years recounts the true story of how baseball came into being and how it developed ...
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Old Time Baseball: America's Pastime in the Gilded Age

Harvey Frommer - Sports & Recreation - 2005 - 224 pages
In this delightful history of the sport, Frommer captures the flavor, smell, and craziness of the early days of baseball. Starting with its invention in 1842 by the descendant ...
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A Tale of Four Cities: Nineteenth Century Baseball's Most Exciting Season ...

Jean-Pierre Caillault - Sports & Recreation - 2003 - 342 pages
The 1889 baseball season is unique in the history of baseball. Both leagues - the veteran National League and the upstart American Association - featured thrilling pennant ...
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