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Product Description: In this delightful history of the sport, Frommer captures the flavor, smell, and craziness of the early days of baseball. Starting with its invention in 1842 by the descendant of a British sea captain (and not Abner Doubleday), Frommer traces the development of the sport from the first games on a vacant lot at 27th and Madison in New York to the turn of the century, when the National League was emerging as the preeminent forum for truly professional baseball...read more

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9781589792548, titled "Old Time Baseball: America's Pastime in the Gilded Age: America's Pastime in the Gilded Age" | Taylor Pub, December 22, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A historical account of baseball and its key contributors describes its 1842 invention by a British sea captain's descendant, its early games on a vacant lot in New York, and the rise of professional leagues.

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9781630760069 | Lyons Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this delightful history of the sport, Frommer captures the flavor, smell, and craziness of the early days of baseball.

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Discusses the diverse controversies surrounding the world wide athletic competition on the Olympic Games since the inception of the first modern Olympics in 1896, analyzing political issues, drug use, amateur standing, commercialism, and more

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9780531104170 | Franklin Watts, October 1, 1987, cover price $12.90 | About this edition: A history of the Olympic games focusing on the political events, controversies, and tragedies that have marred the games.

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Traces the first twenty-five years of the National League, from 1876 to 1900, and follows the early development of baseball from its status as a local game to its acceptance as the national pastime

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9780689115677 | Atheneum, April 1, 1988, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Traces the first twenty-five years of the National League, from 1876 to 1900, and follows the early development of baseball from its status as a local game to its acceptance as the national pastime

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Product Description: Red on Red

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9780553052251 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, December 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The basketball player, scout, coach, and general manager tells the story of his five decades in the game, including his championship seasons with the Knicks, and his induction into the Hall of Fame

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9780553273168 | Reprint edition (Bantam Books, November 1, 1988), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Red on Red

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Product Description: The rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox involves not just the teams, but the cities, owners, ballparks, fans, and the media. Its roots reach back to before even Babe Ruth and Harry Frazee, yet it is as contemporary as the next Red Sox–Yankees game...read more

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9781582617671 | Sports Pub, March 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Veteran sports author Harvey Frommer covers nearly a century's worth of epic battles on and off the baseball field between the age-old rivals with extensive interviews, profiles and more.

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9781589799189 | 3 edition (Taylor Pub, April 7, 2014), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox involves not just the teams, but the cities, owners, ballparks, fans, and the media.
9781596700581 | Rev upd edition (Sports Pub, February 15, 2005), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of the rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees.

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Product Description: Throughout the 2008 season, each game played at the world’s most beloved stadium brought “The House That Ruth Built” closer to shutting its gates forever. Players envisioned running off the field one last time. Vendors anticipated selling their last bags of peanuts...read more

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9781584797166 | Stewart Tabori & Chang, September 1, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Diamonds aren’t forever.

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9781630761554 | Lyons Pr, March 17, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Throughout the 2008 season, each game played at the world’s most beloved stadium brought “The House That Ruth Built” closer to shutting its gates forever.

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Traces the lives of Jackie Robinson, the first Black to play in the major leagues, and Branch Rickey, the Brooklyn Dodgers' general manager who was committed to breaking baseball's color barrier

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9780025416802 | Macmillan Pub Co, April 1, 1982, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Traces the lives of Jackie Robinson, the first Black to play in the major leagues, and Branch Rickey, the Brooklyn Dodgers' general manager who was committed to breaking baseball's color barrier

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Product Description: Blending exclusive rare interviews with Rachel Robinson (Jackie’s widow), Mack Robinson (Jackie’s brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Ralph Kiner, and others, celebrated author Harvey Frommer evokes the lives of general manager Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson by describing how they worked together to shatter baseball's color line...read more
By Harvey Frommer and Monte Irvin (foreword by)

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9781630760021 | Taylor Pub, April 1, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Blending exclusive rare interviews with Rachel Robinson (Jackie’s widow), Mack Robinson (Jackie’s brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Ralph Kiner, and others, celebrated author Harvey Frommer evokes the lives of general manager Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson by describing how they worked together to shatter baseball's color line.
9780878333127 | Taylor Pub, May 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Blending exclusive interviews with Rachel Robinson, Mack Robinson (Jackie's brother), Hall of Famers Monte Irvin, Duke Snider, Pee Wee Reese, Roy Campanella, Ralph Kiner and others, celebrated author Harvey Frommer evokes the lives of Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey and heralded baseball player Jackie Robinson to describe how they worked together to shatter baseball's color line.

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Football great Tony dorsett speaks candidly about his career, his Teammates, racism in professional sports, the power of the media, and the Dallas Cowboys

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9780385262484 | Doubleday, September 1, 1989, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Football great Tony dorsett speaks candidly about his career, his Teammates, racism in professional sports, the power of the media, and the Dallas Cowboys

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Product Description: Another peek at baseball's good old days—or, in this case, bad old days—by veteran sports-historian Harvey Frommer. Frommer paints Shoeless Joe as a baseball natural ("Joe Jackson hit the ball harder than any man ever to play baseball"—Ty Cobb), an illiterate hick (his table utensils consisted of knife and fingers), and an innocent man snared by the greatest scandal in baseball history...read more

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9780878337842 | Taylor Pub, April 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A biography of 'Shoeless Joe' Jackson, one of America's greatest baseball players, examines his part in the 1919 World Series and the Chicago 'Black Sox' scandal that ended his professional baseball career

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9781630760083 | Lyons Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Another peek at baseball's good old days—or, in this case, bad old days—by veteran sports-historian Harvey Frommer.
9780803218628 | Bison Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Nearly ninety years have passed since America was rocked by the biggest sports scandal of the twentieth century: the alleged fixing of the 1919 World Series by the Chicago Black Sox.
9780878338207 | Taylor Pub, April 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A biography of 'Shoeless Joe' Jackson, one of America's greatest baseball players, examines his part in the 1919 World Series and the Chicago 'Black Sox' scandal that ended his professional baseball career

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9780448172149 | Ace Books, February 1, 1981, cover price $2.50

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Product Description: Combining the content of two of Frommer's previous books, Sports Roots and Sports Lingo, this book not only explains how nicknames, namesakes, trophies, competitions, and expressions in the world of sports came to be, but also serves as a useful dictionary of the language of sports-both technical and slang...read more

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9781589792555 | Taylor Pub, August 30, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Combining the content of two of Frommer's previous books, Sports Roots and Sports Lingo, this book not only explains how nicknames, namesakes, trophies, competitions, and expressions in the world of sports came to be, but also serves as a useful dictionary of the language of sports-both technical and slang.

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Definitions of terms pertaining to more than fifty sports ranging from archery to wrestling are introduced by a discussion of the overlapping of language in all sports and the changes in language that result from changes in sports

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9780689706400 | Atheneum, March 1, 1983, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Definitions of terms pertaining to more than fifty sports ranging from archery to wrestling are introduced by a discussion of the overlapping of language in all sports and the changes in language that result from changes in sports

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Rare photographs accent alphabetically organized entries that reveal the historical backgrounds of polo, basketball, soccer, volleyball, ice dancing, the Super Bowl, the Stanley Cup, and more

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9780689109805 | Macmillan Pub Co, August 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Defines alphabetically arranged names, terms, and phrases associated with a variety of sports.

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Product Description: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL–NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs...read more

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9781589799202 | Taylor Pub, September 30, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Written by acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer and with an introduction by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When It Was Just a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking AFL–NFL World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs.

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A collection of Red Sox profiles includes coverage of Bill Buckner's infamous error at the 1986 World Series, ninety-four-year-old Charlie Wagner's ongoing consultations regarding team prospects, and pitching ace Bill Lee's writing and speaking career.

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9781589792869 | Taylor Pub, February 28, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A group of Red Sox profiles includes coverage of Bill Buckner's infamous error at the World Series, ninety-four-year-old Charlie Wagner's consultations regarding team prospects, and pitcher Bill Lee's writing and speaking career.

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In honor of the centennial of baseball's winningest team, this richly illustrated volume offers profiles of the team's legendary players and coaches, detailed statistics, unforgettable moments on and off the field, rare period photographs, trivia, and more. Reprint.
By Harvey Frommer and Paul O'Neill (introduced by)

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9780425186176 | Berkley Pub Group, October 1, 2002, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In honor of the centennial of baseball's winningest team, this illustrated volume offers profiles of the team's players and coaches, detailed statistics, unforgettable moments on and off the field, and trivia.

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9780425191774 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, October 1, 2003), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In honor of the centennial of baseball's winningest team, this richly illustrated volume offers profiles of the team's legendary players and coaches, detailed statistics, unforgettable moments on and off the field, rare period photographs, trivia, and more.

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Updated to incorporate the latest developments in the storied franchise since the centennial of baseball's winningest team, a new edition of this richly illustrated study offers profiles of the team's legendary players and coaches, detailed statistics, unforgettable moments on and off the field, rare period photographs, trivia, and more. Original.

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9781402210020, titled "A Yankee Century & Beyond" | Sourcebooks Inc, November 1, 2007, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Offers profiles of the team's legendary players and coaches, detailed statistics, unforgettable moments on and off the field, rare period photographs, and trivia.

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