5 edition of Encyclopedia of major league baseball team histories. found in the catalog.
Encyclopedia of major league baseball team histories.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Peter C. Bjarkman, editor.|
|Series||Baseball and American society ;, 8|
|Contributions||Bjarkman, Peter C.|
|LC Classifications||GV875.A3 E53 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||548 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||548|
|ISBN 10||0887365663, 0887363741|
|LC Control Number||90043420|
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Created by baseball historian Dennis Purdy, a true buff’s buff, THE TEAM-BY-TEAM ENCYCLOPEDIA offers the history of every existing major league baseball franchise told through narrative, bios, anecdotes, photographs, and the most comprehensive team statistics ever assembled in a single book/5(25).
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Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball: American League Team Histories, From exploits on the field, to machinations in the front office, to data on the cities where they play, the Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball Clubs presents the team history of each of the 30 MLB teams.
Intelligent, in-depth essays provide social and economic histories of each club that go beyond the recounting of team glories or failures year by year.
Encyclopedia of major league baseball team histories User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. With the help of a corps of writers--mostly SABR members-- Bjarkman presents a collective history of all big league clubs. For each team there is a short account of its history.
Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of major league baseball teams. [Donald Dewey; Nick Acocella] -- The Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball Teams tells the story of major league baseball through the histories of the teams that have comprised the six leagues officially recognized by Major.
Search the Baseball Encyclopedia of Players by the first letter of the player's last name, or use the search box above. Players listed are among the most looked for. Bold indicates active player and + indicates a Hall of Famer. Each team also has its share of famous firsts, fabulous feats, record setters, and histories that need to be told.
Baseball Almanac is dedicated to the preservation of each team's unique history and we hope you enjoy our look at the Major League franchises. Major League Baseball (MLB) is an American professional baseball organization and the oldest of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.A total of 30 teams play in Major League Baseball: 15 teams in the National League (NL) and 15 in the American League (AL).
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Did you know that through today in baseball history, and since (first year of the National League), there have been a total of nineteen-thousand four-hundred ninety-two (19,) Major League.
Here one thick volume ( pages) compiles most every historical fact a baseball fan might want about each of the major league franchises from the original teams to those expansion additions.
The book is nicely organized with a written review of each team followed by top team and individual statistics both traditional and newer/5(25). Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball clubs User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Devotees of the national pastime will be consulting these volumes for their fine narrative histories of the extant teams.
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Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball clubs User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Devotees of the national pastime will be consulting these volumes for their fine narrative histories of the extant teams. Riess (history, Northeastern Illinois Univ., Chicago;Touching Base Read full review.
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Contains encyclopaedic histories of each of the teams in the National Baseball League from onwards. Teams profiled include the Boston Braves, the Brooklyn Dodgers, the. The authoritative compendium of facts, statistics, photographs, and analysis that defines baseball in its formative first decades.
This comprehensive reference work covers the early years of major league baseball from the first game—May 4,a victory for the Fort Wayne Kekiongas over the visiting Cleveland Forest City team—through the season/5(2). This encyclopaedia offers histories of each baseball team in the American League from to It includes bibliographies and statistical tables and provides profiles of important players Read more.
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The Baseball Encyclopedia was first published in and has become the classic sports reference book, selling over half a million copies throughout its nine editions.5/5(4). Here one thick volume ( pages) compiles most every historical fact a baseball fan might want about each of the major league franchises from the original teams to those expansion additions.
The book is nicely organized with a written review of each team followed by top team and individual statistics both traditional and newer.Revised edition of: Encyclopedia of major league baseball team histories.
c Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Other Titles: Encyclopedia of major league baseball team histories. Responsibility: edited by Peter C. Bjarkman.The Official Baseball History Site. Major League Baseball endures because of its historical reference points, and Baseball Almanac has dedicated itself to preserving the history of our national pastime.
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