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Title:
Baseball : 100 years of the modern era, 1901-2000
Author:
Hoppel, Joe.
Publication Information:
St. Louis, Mo. : Sporting News, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
350 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Language:
English
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Sporting news.
ISBN:
9780892046492
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV863.A1 B42 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

From its exclusive archives, The Sporting News recreates a century of baseball's moderan era, from 1901 through 2000.Baseball is a look at baseball history and how The Sporting News--the Bible of Baseball--covered the legendary players and events, from Babe Ruth and his 1927 season to Mark McGwire and his 1998 season. From Lou Gehrig's farewell address at Yankee Stadium, to Cal Ripken's Iron Man--breaking celebration at Camden Yards.Publishing since 1886, The Sporting News not only has a unique perspective in covering the game of baseball since its beginning, but also has played a unique role in the creation of the game, from the birth of the American League to the save. It's a history of baseball like none other done before.


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