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The pride of Havana : a history of Cuban baseball

Author: Roberto González Echevarría
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the first amateur clubs of the 1860s to today's dominant professional players and national teams under Castro, here is the definitive history of baseball in Cuba. 20 halftones.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto González Echevarría
ISBN: 0195146050 9780195146059 0195069919 9780195069914
OCLC Number: 46601626
Description: xiii, 464 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. First Pitch --
2. The Last Game --
3. From a House Divided to a Full House --
4. A Cuban Belle Epoque --
5. The Golden Age --
6. The Great Amateur Era --
7. The Revival of the Cuban League --
8. The Age of Gold --
9. Baseball and Revolution.
Responsibility: Roberto González Echevarrı́a.

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The Pride of Havana is an absorbing history of Cuban baseball and the impact so many Cuban players have had on the game in the United States. It sparkles like El Duque in October. * Bob Costas, NBC Read more...

 
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