9781780976914

The Treasures of Major League Baseball®

by: Unknown
  • ISBN 13:

    9781780976914

  • ISBN 10:

    1780976917

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 08/01/2017
  • Publisher: Carlton Books

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Written under the auspices of Major League Baseball, this beautiful interactive book lets fans experience the thrill and beauty of the sport. Revised and updated to include all events in the 2012, 2013, and 2014 seasons, it tells the rich and fascinating history of baseball through hundreds of photographs and an exhaustively researched text that explores the game's origins and evolution, the great players, famous matches, team owners, broadcasters, and collectors. But this collection really hits a home run with its awe-inspiring collection of 30 interactive facsimiles of momentous baseball artifacts that enthusiasts will treasure forever.
 
Removable memorabilia includes:
Highly revealing entries from Ty Cobb’s diary * Babe Ruth’s personal letters and Yankee paycheck receipts * Original Louisville Slugger bat contracts * President Roosevelt’s "Green Light letter"’ * A selection of baseball cards * Historic big game programs and posters * Rare scouting reports * A never-before-published flow diagram by baseball pioneer AG Spalding, charting the sport’s early development and different styles of play

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