The National pastime

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Warner Books , New York, N.Y
Baseball -- United States -- History -- Miscell

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Statementedited by John Thorn for the Society for American Baseball Research.
ContributionsThorn, John, 1947-, Society for American Baseball Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 N393 1987b
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 338 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2087598M
ISBN 100446347272
LC Control Number88128951
OCLC/WorldCa16265927

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