This book is a fresh history of the national pastime, recounting the 50 most incredible and iconic moments??"both renowned and obscure??"that shaped the game as it moved from the Dead Ball Era, through World War II, and on to the modern era. Events include Jackie Robinson??s first All-Star Game, Babe Ruth??s 50th home run in his first season as a Yankee, and Hank Aaron??s first career home run. Author Rocco Constantino also shares interviews with over 40 former Major League Baseball players, many of whom played in a World Series or All-Star Game, providing fresh insight and perspectives to these unforgettable moments of baseball.
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|Size: ||6.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781442260559 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|