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Joe Quinn among the rowdies : the life of baseball's honest Australian

Author: Rochelle Llewelyn Nicholls
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through 17 seasons in the major leagues, "Undertaker" Joe Quinn earned his place among the characters who pioneered the modern game of baseball, as much for his ability to stand apart from their bad behavior as for his steadfastness on the field. Australia's first professional baseball player and manager will live long in the minds of sports fans"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph James Quinn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rochelle Llewelyn Nicholls
ISBN: 9780786479801 0786479809
OCLC Number: 862101939
Description: viii, 284 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Rochelle Llewelyn Nicholls.

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"Through 17 seasons in the major leagues, "Undertaker" Joe Quinn earned his place among the characters who pioneered the modern game of baseball, as much for his ability to stand apart from their bad behavior as for his steadfastness on the field. Australia's first professional baseball player and manager will live long in the minds of sports fans"--

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"Nicholls has done an outstanding job of telling Quinn's story.... Her book is well documented and footnoted, amply illustrated, and highly recommended"--SABR Deadball Committee Newsletter.

 
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