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Edward Achorn

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Fifty-Nine in '84 (2010)
language
English
3.9 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I am fascinated by professional sports in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. While the players may not have been as big, fast, or strong and modern athletes, they seem a thousand times more rugged and tough. This book focuses on a pitcher who played in the barehanded era...
The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game (2013)
language
English
3.61 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: The baseball historian will thrill to this detailed analysis of the 1884 season in the American Association - the cheaper, boozier, crasser competitor to the struggling and stuck-up National League of the era. Focusing on the pennant race between the Philadelphia Athletics and th...
Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game (2014)
language
English
3.61 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Even most hardcore baseball fans' knowledge of the sport does not extend back before the early 20th century - the Black Sox scandal, the Cubs consecutive World Series pennants, Ty Cobb's early days. Yet by that point, baseball had already been played in America for over 50 years...
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