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The New York game : baseball and the rise of a new city

text The New York game : baseball and the rise of a new city

Summary

"A hugely entertaining history of baseball in New York City, bursting with bigger than life figures, and long-forgotten heroes, spanning the game's founding to the early 1940s"--

Contents
Part one: Origins. City game -- The whirlpool and the volcano -- "The snap, go, fling" -- "One or more colored persons" -- The professionals -- Making the Welkin Ring -- A league -- "Lies, damned les, and..." -- Drawing the color line -- "We are t... Read more
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ix, 511 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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