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Crazy '08 : how a cast of cranks, rogues, boneheads, and magnates created the greatest year in baseball history

Author: Cait Murphy
Publisher: New York. N.Y. : Smithsonian/Collins, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Smithsonian books edView all editions and formats
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A chronicle of the historical 1908 baseball season documents the contributions of numerous personalities who shaped the game, in an account that also explores how the sport was influenced by crooked politics, crime, and everyday Americans.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cait Murphy
ISBN: 0060889373 9780060889371 9780060889388 0060889381
OCLC Number: 71329991
Description: xv, 368 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Hot Stove League --
Land of the Giants --
Origins of a dynasty --
Chicago on the make --
Opening days --
The murder farm --
The great sorting --
Heat and dust --
Doubleday and doubletalk --
The guns of August.
Responsibility: Cait Murphy.
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A chronicle of the historical 1908 baseball season documents the contributions of numerous personalities who shaped the game, in an account that also explores how the sport was influenced by crooked politics, crime, and everyday Americans.

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