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8 edition of A Clever Base-Ballist found in the catalog.

A Clever Base-Ballist

The Life and Times of John Montgomery Ward

by Bryan Di Salvatore

  • 252 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ward, John Montgomery,,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Baseball,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Sports,
  • Baseball players,
  • 1860-1925,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7699095M
    ISBN 100679442340
    ISBN 109780679442349
    OCLC/WorldCa40444555

    The Seymour Medal. The Dr. Harold and Dorothy Seymour Medal honors the best book of baseball history or biography published during the preceding calendar year. Not more than one Seymour Medal shall be given each year. If, in the judgment of the awards committee, a worthy candidate cannot be found, no medal shall be awarded.   The press plans to reprint a book about a 19th-century New York baseball hall of famer, ''A Clever Base-Ballist: The Life and Times of Author: Doreen Carvajal.

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Clear rating/5. -- Earl Gustkey, Los Angeles Times " More than a biography, A Clever A Clever Base-Ballist book is a social history of a slice of lateth-century America." -- Bob Minzesheimer, USA Today "A full, smart, lively biography about how Ward helped mold baseball into the nation's game.".

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