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Cap Anson: The Grand Old Man of Baseball

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Cap Anson's plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame sums up his career with admirable simplicity: "The greatest hitter and greatest National League player-manager of the 19th century." Anson helped make baseball the national pastime. He hit over .300 in all but three of his major league seasons, and upon his retirement in 1897, he held the all-time records for games played, ti ...more
Paperback, 338 pages
Published July 29th 2005 by McFarland & Company (first published 2005)
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