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Ballparks : yesterday & today

Author: Phil Trexler; Marty Strasen
Publisher: Morton Grove, Illinois : Publications International, Ltd., 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many baseball fans think of their local ball fields as old friends. These sites that produce fabulous stories and cherished memories are our second homes, places where our spirits are rejuvenated each spring with the cry, "Play ball!" A tribute to these shrines -- from the early structures such as Ebbets Field, Fenway Park, and Wrigley Field to modern masterpieces such as Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Citizens Bank  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Trexler; Marty Strasen
ISBN: 9781680221206 1680221205
OCLC Number: 1001466559
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally released by Publications International, Ltd., ©2011.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 x 29 cm
Contents: Early ballparks 1870s-1900 --
The golden age 1901-1932 --
Early expansion 1933-1966 --
The modern age 1966-1988 --
The second golden age 1989-today.
Other Titles: Ballparks yesterday and today
Responsibility: Phil Trexler and Marty Strasen.

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Many baseball fans think of their local ball fields as old friends. These sites that produce fabulous stories and cherished memories are our second homes, places where our spirits are rejuvenated each spring with the cry, "Play ball!" A tribute to these shrines -- from the early structures such as Ebbets Field, Fenway Park, and Wrigley Field to modern masterpieces such as Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Citizens Bank Park, and PNC Park -- Ballparks: yesterday & today tells the distinctive stories of history's great baseball palaces.

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