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John Thorn

John Thorn

John Thorn, the Official Historian of Major League Baseball, thinks and writes about other subjects, too. Sometimes he writes about football, sometimes about New York history, and sometimes about arts and letters, especially of the nineteenth century. He resides in Catskill, New York.
 
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...
First Pitch: How Baseball Began
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...
Baseball: Our Game
 

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