By Mark Rucker,John Freyer
But The nationwide hobby arrived in Chicago good prior to the 1876 season, as is confirmed during this attention-grabbing new publication, nineteenth Century Baseball in Chicago, illustrated with over one hundred fifty classic images.Any neighborhood fan of the fashionable game-whether the motion happens on the "Friendly Confines," thirty fifth & Shields, or the comfortable atmosphere of a minor league ballpark out in Kane or suburban prepare dinner County-will benefit from the wealth of knowledge provided in nineteenth Century Baseball in Chicago.
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19th Century Baseball in Chicago (Images of Baseball) by Mark Rucker,John Freyer