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The Story of Baseball

The Story of Baseball

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The Story of Baseball

by Ritter, Lawrence S

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New York, William Morrow & Co., 1983, hardcover, vii-150 pp, First Edition, First Printing by numberline, Very Good in Good dustjacket, Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page "For Ron-With best wishes-Larry Ritter". Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slight spine end and corner bumps. Dustjacket unclipped bearing original price, light edge nicks, chips to spine ends, long tear at rear flap fold, in new Brodart sleeve. The fundamentals of the game of baseball and an introduction to the great players of the past by the author of 'The Glory of Their Times'. Illustrated throughout with black-&-white photographs. Introduction by Ted Williams. Index appended. ISBN 9780688017248


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The Story of Baseball
Ritter, Lawrence S
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20th Century; Baseball; History; Juvenile literature; Juvenile Nonfiction; Sports & Recreation; United States

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