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Epic season : the 1948 American League pennant race

Author: David E Kaiser
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a year in which no team ever led the league by as many as four games, these three teams, [the Cleveland Indians, the Boston Red Sox, and the New York Yankees], eventually found themselves in a tie with just nine days to go, and the season had to be extended to decide the race."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaiser, David E., 1947-
Epic season.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)605347576
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Kaiser
ISBN: 1558491465 9781558491465 1558491473 9781558491472
OCLC Number: 37980649
Description: 281 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: David Kaiser.

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An account of one of the most memorable seasons in the history of major league baseball. Drawing on interviews with surviving participants as well as daily newspaper accounts, this book recreates the  Read more...

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