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Baseball myths

Bill Deane

Baseball myths

debating, debunking, and disproving tales from the diamond

by Bill Deane

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Published by Scarecrow Press, Inc. in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBill Deane
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV873 .D38 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25299901M
    ISBN 109780810885462, 9780810885479
    LC Control Number2012016453

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