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John Thorn is the official historian for MLB and has written many books on baseball history. First Pitch is the ideal introduction to the origins of the game for readers of all ages. Crammed with original primary research and newly discovered artifacts, memorabilia, colorful paintings and images, this comprehensive historical work is perhaps most interesting for replacing long-established myths...
Published: Jan. 31, 2012
Dorothy Seymour Mills steps out from the shadows of unrecognized authorship to describe in fascinating detail her journey to become the first woman baseball historian. Mills’s experiences as a woman working in a predominantly male field from the 1950s to the present day bring to life her legacy and that of her fellow women baseball writers. She also delves into America’s relationship with its...
Published: Dec. 28, 2011
John Thorn, Official Historian for Major League Baseball, tracks the history of the game in America from its misty origins to present-day glory. A great read for historians and baseball enthusiasts of all stripes, “Baseball: Our Game” explores the evolution of America’s National Pastime through cultural shifts and significant changes in the game. This edition features newly updated material on...
Published: Nov. 15, 2011
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