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Title:
The world series : an illustrated encyclopedia of the fall classic
Author:
Leventhal, Josh, 1971-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
328 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781579122683
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV878.4 .L48 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize Non-Circ
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Summary

Summary

The richest volume ever compiled on the subject, this lavishly illustrated tribute to a century of baseball's Fall Classic features anecdotes, lore, historic photos-and all of the stats fans cherish.

Newly revised and fully updated through the 2002 season, THE WORLD SERIES combines lively discussion with thorough statistics to tell the story of every World Series ever played, from the 1903 battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Tigers to the Subway Series of 2000 that pitted the Yankees against the Mets as well as the eagerly awaited battle for the pennant in October 2002. The author's historical research uncovers all the little-known facts and stories from each game, along with baseball legends and unforgettable moments. In addition, detailed box scores and line scores include the statistics that baseball fans covet, with every number for every player who ever appeared in a World Series game. Beautiful photographs bring every game to life, illustrating the evolution of the game.


Author Notes

Josh Leventhal is an editor, baseball fan and the author of Take Me Out to the Ballpark!, The Beer Lover's Companion and Tugs.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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