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Blackguards and Red Stockings: a history of baseball's National Association ...

William J. Ryczek - Sports & Recreation - 1992 - 272 pages
On May 4, 1871, Bobby Mathews pitching for the Kekiongas of Fort Wayne, Indiana, faced James "Deacon" White, the catcher for Forest City of Cleveland. On the pitch, White laced ...
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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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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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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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Long Before the Dodgers: Baseball in Brooklyn, 1855-1884

James L. Terry - Sports & Recreation - 2002 - 196 pages
Exactly one hundred years before the Brooklyn Dodgers won the 1955 World Series, the Brooklyn Excelsiors were playing on the same grounds where the Dodgers would begin their ...
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