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Title:
A history of baseball in 100 objects : a tour through the bats, balls, uniforms, awards, documents, and other artifacts that tell the story of the national pastime
Author:
Leventhal, Josh, 1971- author.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, [2015]
Physical Description:
496 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Summary:
A visual and historical record of the game as told through essential documents, letters, photographs, equipment, memorabilia, food and drink, merchandise and media items, and relics of popular culture, each of which represents the history and evolution of the game.
Language:
English
Contents:
The origins of baseball -- Baseball goes pro -- The dead-ball era -- Babe Ruth and the birth of the lively ball era -- War and integration -- Expansion -- The free-agent era -- Strikes and steroids.
ISBN:
9781579129910
Format :
Book