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Title Baseball in the Garden of Eden : the secret history of the early game / John Thorn.
Author Thorn, John, 1947-
Publication New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Description xvi, 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 796.357097 T
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Anointing Abner -- Four fathers, two roads -- The cradle of baseball -- The cauldron of baseball -- War in heaven -- A national pastime -- The big idea -- Union and brotherhood -- Sporting goods and higher thought -- The gospel of baseball -- The white city and the golden West -- The religion of baseball.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0743294033 :
9780743294034
9781439170212 (e-book)
1439170215 (e-book)

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 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  796.357097 T    CHECK SHELVES