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Old-Time Baseball

America's Pastime in the Gilded Age

By Harvey Frommer

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Format: Hardcover, 189 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 22 December 2005
Frommer's latest book takes us to the birthplace of America's most beloved sport. Starting from baseball's humble beginnings, Frommer vividly introduces the reader to the trailblazing personalities that shaped baseball's history. From the first games in Madison, New York to the rise of the National League, Frommer vividly recreates the energy of this early time. Frommer's expertise lends itself to tell the magical story of baseball's history and insight into an era that is not to be forgotten.

About the Author

Harvey Frommer is the celebrated author of 37 sports books, including the classics: New York City Baseball, Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball, Rickey and Robinson, The New York Yankee Encyclopedia, A Yankee Century, and the best selling Red Sox Vs. Yankees: The Great Rivalry (with Frederic J. Frommer). Professor Emeritus of the City University of New York, and professor at Dartmouth College where he teaches oral history and sports journalism, Frommer has been cited in the "Congressional Record" and honored by the New York State Lesigslature as a sports historian. He is in his 31st consecutive year of writing sports books. Frommer is a resident of Lyme, New Hampshire.


...wonderful. Reading this book is a reminder of how little baseball-and the pleasure derived from it-has changed. Publishers Weekly Priceless. Something for everyone. The reader will have an even greater appreciation for our National Pastime. Pinstripe Press

EAN: 9781589792548
ISBN: 1589792548
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Dimensions: 22.2 x 14.58 x 2.41 centimetres (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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