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Brushbacks and knockdowns

the greatest baseball debates of two centuries

by Allen Barra

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Published by St. Martin"s Press/T. Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAllen Barra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV863.A1 B374 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23007988M
    ISBN 10031232247X
    LC Control Number2004040967
    OCLC/WorldCa54446487

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