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Jewish major leaguers in their own words : oral histories of 23 players

Author: Peter Ephross; Martin Abramowitz
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Between 1870 and 2010, 165 Jewish Americans played major league baseball. This work presents oral histories featuring 23 of these Jewish major leaguers. These oral histories paint a vivid portrait of what it was like to be a Jewish major leaguer and shed light on a fascinating facet of American baseball history"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ephross; Martin Abramowitz
ISBN: 9780786465071 0786465077
OCLC Number: 757462082
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Peter Ephross with Martin Abramowitz.

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