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Gateway to the Majors: Williamsport and Minor League Baseball Louis E. Hunsinger|James P. Quigel|Quigel, James P. 1 of 1
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Learn more about Gateway to the Majors: Williamsport and Minor League Baseball:

Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0271022485
ISBN-13: 9780271022482
Sku: 30988401
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7.25H x 10L x 0.75T
Pages:  190
Age Range:  NA
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Although many people know Williamsport as the "birthplace of Little League Baseball, " it is also a city with a rich professional baseball tradition. Since the earliest days of the Pennsylvania State Association, professional minor league baseball has flourished in Williamsport, and hundreds of players and managers have passed through historic Bowman Field on their way to the major leagues, including Jim Bunning, Ferguson Jenkins, and Nolan Ryan. Gateway to the Majors is a comprehensive history of professional minor league baseball in Williamsport from the earliest days up to the present.

The accompanying appendix of former Williamsport players who played in the Major Leagues is a valuable reference tool for baseball historians. In addition, this book illustrates how the city's relationship with baseball forged a distinct civic identity and national reputation as "Baseball Town, USA."

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0190
Product attributePublisher:   Penn State University Press
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