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Closing 'em down : final games at thirteen classic ballparks

Author: David M Jordan
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For fans of Major League Baseball the actual ballparks are often the seat of affection and team loyalty. Players come and go, but the parks remain for decades. This work recounts the histories of the classic parks, those built between 1909 and 1923, and the last games that were played in them when their teams finally moved on"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Jordan
ISBN: 9780786449682 0786449683
OCLC Number: 647977808
Description: vii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Bad times on Broad Street --
League Park --
The other place in Boston --
Hit sign, win suit --
A capital place --
A fit place for Polo --
Home of the Browns --
Redland Field aka Crosley?Field --
Barney's playground --
Mister Mack's house --
The south side of Chicago --
Used to be Briggs Stadium --
Ballpark in the Bronx.
Responsibility: David M. Jordan.

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Provides histories of classic American ballparks, those that were built between 1909 and 1923, and the last games that were played in them when their teams finally moved on.  Read more...

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