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Major League Baseball Profiles, 1871-1900, Volume 2: The Hall of Famers and Memorable Personalities Who Shaped the Game

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In its infancy, major league baseball was anyone’s game, open to a dizzying array of rogues and scamps, athletic giants and captains of industry, hustlers, managers, and umpires who transformed club-based teams into the first professional federations with formalized rules—and commercial considerations. This two-volume work—with its profiles of every key contributor to the ...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Bison Books
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I love to read old baseball biographies. I feel they illuminate all different aspects of 19th century American life. Baseball players came from a fairly diverse spectrum of the population. Yes, they were all white men and that limits the diversity a bit, but some were rich, some poor, some urban, some from small towns, many from rural areas. Many players came from mining or farm families, while others went to Ivy League schools. I usually find all sorts of peculiar details in these lives, many o ...more
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