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Harry Wright : the father of professional base ball

Author: Christopher Devine
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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The biography of Hall of Famer Harry Wright, known for his important role in establishing professionalism as a legitimate element of the game and for promoting its popularity as the national pastime.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Harry Wright; Harry Wright
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Devine
ISBN: 0786415614 9780786415618
OCLC Number: 52257635
Description: ix, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A Base Ball Edison --
The Queen City --
Dynasty in the Rough --
Uncle Harry --
The Cincinnati Red Stockings' 1868 Club Song --
The Chronology of Harry Wright's Managerial Career.
Responsibility: by Christopher Devine.
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"Every magnate in the country is indebted to [Harry Wright] for the establishment of baseball as a business, and every patron for fulfilling him with a systematic recreation. Every player is indebted Read more...

 
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