Roadside Baseball

The Locations of America's Baseball Landmarks
Product Number: EB00656234
Released: Mar 16, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781595809117
Publisher: Santa Monica Press
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Description

Capturing such quintessentially American pastimes as baseball and road trips in one fascinating work, this updated and expanded guide chronicles more than 500 important events in baseball history with detailed descriptions of the event and information on each location. Packed with historical data, trivia, photographs, and baseball lore, entries include the birthplaces of baseball legends, ballparks, museums and halls of fame, final resting places, and many locations that are no longer standing. From out-of-the-way spots to the most popular stadiums in the U.S. and Canada, no site is too small or insignificant to be included in this comprehensive directory. Entries include the Buckminster Hotel in Boston, where the Black Sox planned their fix of the 1919 World Series; the original little league field and museum in Williamsport, Pennsylvania; the birthplace of Jackie Robinson; the place where Mickey Mantle was discovered by a scout from the New York Yankees; and the site of the original Wrigley Field, erected in Los Angeles in 1925.

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Author(s): Chris Epting, Joe Buck
Genre: Sports, History, Travel
Original Publish Date: Apr 01, 2009

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