Deadball Stars of the American League

Deadball Stars of the American League Three years after the release of the first volume of the series Deadball Stars of the National League the Society for American Baseball Research SABR and Potomac Books are publishing its companion v

  • Title: Deadball Stars of the American League
  • Author: DavidJones
  • ISBN: 9781933599014
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Paperback
  • Three years after the release of the first volume of the series, Deadball Stars of the National League, the Society for American Baseball Research SABR and Potomac Books are publishing its companion volume Return to the period when inside baseball meant a game of bunting, stealing, and using a sodden, tobacco stained ball few players could hit out of the oddly configuThree years after the release of the first volume of the series, Deadball Stars of the National League, the Society for American Baseball Research SABR and Potomac Books are publishing its companion volume Return to the period when inside baseball meant a game of bunting, stealing, and using a sodden, tobacco stained ball few players could hit out of the oddly configured urban ballparks of another age Where the initial volume introduced readers to one of the most colorful and important periods in baseball history, this volume explores the lives and performances of the stars, regulars, and major figures in the upstart junior circuit.Guided by expert contributors from SABR, fans will learn about the eight teams that banded together to challenge the National League and become the second major league Readers will learn about the great team that Connie Mack built in Philadelphia and about the famed outfield duo of Ty Cobb and Sam Crawford in Detroit They will also read the stories of the players who won the World Series in Chicago in 1917 before they became infamous as the Black Sox in the 1919 Series Lavishly illustrated, Deadball Stars of the American League features than 200 photographs and the autographs of all of the players profiled It is a unique resource for a defining era of baseball history.

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    1. A must-have for anybody who's really into the Deadball Era (loosely defined as 1901-1919) of Major League Baseball. Great for those into the history of the game as well as a neat little reference book for simulation gamers.

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