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More than Merkle: A History of the Best and Most Exciting Baseball Season in Human History

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“I have done a report of some kind on the Fred Merkle story, whether in print, on radio, or on TV, on or about its anniversary, September 23, virtually every year since I was in college. The saga has always seemed to me to be a microcosm not just of baseball, nor of celebrity, but of life. The rules sometimes change while you’re playing the game. Those you trust to tell yo ...more
Hardcover, 285 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by University of Nebraska Press (first published 2000)
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Michael
Interesting history of a very exciting baseball season -- made all the more exciting/interesting since it was the last season in which the Cubs won the World Series.
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The history of the 1908 season when both pennants were decided on the last day. Brings the classic style of baseball to life.
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