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Baseball as I have known it

by Fred Lieb

  • 337 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lieb, Fred, b. 1888,
    • Baseball -- United States -- History,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFred Lieb ; introduction to the Bison books edition by Lawrence S. Ritter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 L5 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL800098M
      ISBN 100803279620
      LC Control Number95036384
      OCLC/WorldCa33165932

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