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The great encyclopedia of 19th-century major league baseball /

David Nemec.
Main Creator: Nemec, David, author.
Contributors: Griffin, Stephen, donor.
Summary:This comprehensive reference and browser's delight covers the early years of major league baseball from 1871 to 1900, featuring everything from complete team rosters and individual player, manager and umpire registers of vital statistics, to fascinating sidebars revealing, for example, that the first man to play 1,000 major league games at third base was left-handed. David Nemec includes complete and lively reports on each season, as well as listings of significant minor.

League records and events. His explorations of rule changes and their impact on the way the game was played complement his newly created and insightful lists of 19th century record holders, making this book the first and only one of its kind.
In Collection: Stephen Griffin Collection
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: New York : Donald I. Fine Books, ©1997.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 835-837) and index.

Physical description: xi, 852 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Provenance:GR 7010: Stephen Griffin Collection
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GR 7010
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