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Major League Baseball Profiles, 1871-1900 The Ballplayers Who Built the Game (Paperback)

Author:  David (COM) Nemec Editor:  David Nemec Contribution By:  David Ball
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Learn more about Major League Baseball Profiles, 1871-1900:

Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0803230249
ISBN-13: 9780803230248
Sku: 220961211
Publish Date: 9/1/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10.75H x 7.25L x 1.5T
Pages:  660
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In its infancy, major league baseball was anyone’s game, open to a dizzying array of rogues and scamps, athletic giants and captains of industry, hustlers, managers, and umpires who transformed club-based teams into the first professional federations with formalized rules—and commercial considerations. This two-volume work—with its profiles of every key contributor to the major league game from May 4, 1871, through December 31, 1900—is truly “inside baseball.” 

 Volume 1 profiles all the key position players and pitchers of the nineteenth century, giving detailed information about each player’s role in the game, his debut and finale, high points and low, most important achievements, relationship to ground-breaking diamond occurrences, in addition to fascinating personal information.   

 More than a collection of mere facts and statistics, Major League Baseball Profiles provides a unique history of the evolution of major league baseball, from the date of the first major league game in 1871 through the 1900 season, which marked not only the close of a century but also the unofficial end of what many believe to be the formative period of the game.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0660
Product attributePublisher:   University of Nebraska Press
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