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Major League Baseball in Gilded Age Connecticut: The Rise and Fall of the ...

David Arcidiacono - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 268 pages
"By the end of the decade, when the state's final big league team, Hartford Dark Blues, left the National League, baseball's transition from amateur pastime to major league ...
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Baseball: The Early Years

Harold Seymour, Dorothy Seymour Mills - Social Science - 1960 - 384 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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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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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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