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AÂ New York TimesÂ BestsellerThrough 100 Evocative, often stunning photographs, as well as the stories that accompany them, Sports Illustrated visits the great arc of baseball, Americaâs past time.
From the dawn of the professional era, through the days of Babe Ruth, the westward expansion and the thrilling championships of today, baseballâs rich and remarkable history is here. Inspiring events such as Jackie Robinsonâs breaking the color barrier, Lou Gehrigâs Luckiest Man speech and one-handed pitcher Jim Abbottâs 1993 no-hitter live in a continuum with stirring photos of the gameâs most beloved and largest personalities such as Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle, Cal Ripken Jr., Bryce Harper and many more. SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDâs unmatched storytelling is in high form in a book that renders exquisite anecdotes, and explores baseballâs cultural heritage and uniquely American character, all in unforgettable style.
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