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Growing up with baseball : how we loved and played the game

Author: Gary Land
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Long, leisurely summer days playing pick-up games in the neighborhood sandlot; that first, awe-inspiring glimpse of a major league field; collecting baseball cards - for many, baseball is the stuff  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Growing up with baseball.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607415364
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Land
ISBN: 0803229755 9780803229754 080320423X 9780803204232
OCLC Number: 54082127
Description: ix, 194 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Loving the game --
Ballparks I have known / Bob Boynton --
Choosing baseball / Bob Wilson --
A day of salvation / Roy Branson --
The essence of the game / Michael V. Miranda --
A kid's catch-22 of the '54 series / Woodrow W. Whidden --
Dad and a cast of (almost) thousands / Jan Finkel --
How the baseball bug bit / Dave Anderson --
The catch / Gary Huffaker --
Rounding the bases / Larry Brunt --
The impossible dream / Terrie Dopp Aamodt --
Loving and learning the game / Tom Nahigian --
How baseball turned me into a Californian / Keith Francis --
pt. 2. Playing the game --
My father never took me to a baseball game / Walter Kephart --
The hill / Willie Runquist --
Marvelous Marv / Dennis Brislen.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Land.
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"A cause for quiet celebration... It is filled with trivia and wry humor that can occupy a few minutes reading a night or make an afternoon spent consuming its pages a very fine day at the beach."-S. Read more...

 
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