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Roger Connor: Home Run King of 19th Century Baseball

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Roger Conner, the Babe Ruth of the 1880s and inventor of the pop-up slide, ranks number one for 19th century players in home runs and was an expert bunter. Called "The Gentleman of the Diamond," and played well into his fifties. This biography covers Conner's entire baseball career as well as his early life.
Paperback, 202 pages
Published November 19th 2011 by McFarland & Company (first published June 15th 2011)
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I enjoyed this book. It's does a nice job of detailing his Hall of Fame career and putting it in context with the history of the early days of baseball.
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