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A Ball Player's Career: Being the Personal Experiences and Reminiscences of Adrian C. Anson (1900)

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This volume is produced from digital images created through the University of Michigan University Library's preservation reformatting program. The Library seeks to preserve the intellectual content of items in a manner that facilitates and promotes a variety of uses. The digital reformatting process results in an electronic version of the text that can both be accessed onl ...more
Hardcover, 422 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 2008)
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carl  theaker
Feb 17, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: sportz, history

Written in 1900, Anson's autobiography provides a
fascinating perspective to the pre-modern era of baseball.
A period many contemporary fans consider 'not real baseball',
full of odd rules, outlandish statistics, and
handlebar mustaches.

It is fairly amusing to read Anson looking back at
the '70s as a time when the ballplayers were 'real'
stars, the 1870s.

For a time pitchers did toss underhand, catchers
did not use a glove, in 1866-67 there were 25 games
in which one hundred runs were scored, by the
...more
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