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Roger Connor : home run king of 19th century baseball

Author: Roy Kerr
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'The Babe Ruth of the 1880s, ' Hall of Famer Roger Connor was the greatest of the nineteenth-century home run hitters. His career total (138) stood as the major league record nearly 24 years--until broken by Ruth. This biography sheds new light on the life and career of one of the games most beloved players"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roger Connor; Roger Connor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Kerr
ISBN: 9780786459582 0786459581
OCLC Number: 659753730
Description: x, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Roy Kerr.

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Known today as ""the Babe Ruth of the 1880s"", Hall of Famer Roger Connor was the greatest of the nineteenth-century home run hitters. When he retired in 1897, he was also tops in triples (233),  Read more...

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"how did Connor escape the mills to become the greatest baseball of his era? I refer you to Kerr's terrific work for the answer."--Joe Palladino, Waterbury Republican-American; "Finally, we have a Read more...

 
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