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America"s national game

historic facts concerning the beginning, evolution, development, and popularity of base ball, with personal reminiscences of its vicissitudes, its victories, and its votaries

by A. G. Spalding

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Baseball -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Albert G. Spalding ; introduction to the Bison book edition by Benjamin G. Rader ; cartoons by Homer C. Davenport.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 S74 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 550 p., [4] folded leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages550
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1561712M
      ISBN 100803292074, 0803242204
      LC Control Number91043078

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