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Strike four : the evolution of baseball

Author: Richard Hershberger
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Strike Four traces the development of all aspects of baseball and explains why these changes occurred and their consequences. It is the first book to provide a comprehensive narrative of how baseball evolved from an informal folk game to the game we see today played in ballparks across the U.S. and around the world.
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Hershberger, Richard.
Strike four.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
(DLC) 2018034781
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hershberger
ISBN: 9781538121153 1538121158
OCLC Number: 1061866959
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 297 pages)
Responsibility: Richard Hershberger.

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