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Duncan, George and Darwin, Bernard
Doran 1921 Dewey Dec. 796.3
The technical side of the game is covered thoroughly by George Duncan, a professional English golfer and teacher of note. He analyzes by photographs and text the plays of Vardon, Taylor, Braid, Mitchell, Ray, Herd, Mayo and others, with interesting information on the acquiring of technique. – A.L.A. Catalog 1926.
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Lynch, John Gilbert Bohun
Collins; Holt 1923 Dewey Dec. 796.8
A history of the prize ring by an English college man telling the story of famous prize fights from 1738 to the Carpentier and Cook encounter in London in 1922. His tale has obviously a sordid side, yet more evidently a brutal one. – A.L.A. Catalog 1926.
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Your Definitive Guide to the Game
Leventhal, Josh, ed.
Baseball America 2015
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University of Michigan 2003 Dewey Dec. 796.3
A fairly recent popular history, carefully researched and documented with footnotes, and with a useful bibliography. Especially helpful for Michigan fans is an index of Michigan cities and towns mentioned in the book, on page 387.
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Bartholomew House 1950 Dewey Dec. 796.3
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Gammons, Peter, ed.
Houghton Mifflin 2010
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Baseball Magazine Co. 1922
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Mack, Connie (Cornelius McGillicuddy)
Drexel Biddle 1903 Dewey Dec. 796.3
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containing constitution and by-laws, playing rules and championship code of the Canadian Association of Base Ball Players adopted at the convention held in Toronto, April 7, 1876. Together with instructions for playing the game; hints on training and club management; duties of umpires, etc. Also brief history of the Canadian championship with some of the notable games played in the dominion during the past two seasons, and other information of interest to Canadian base ball players.
Bryce 1876 Dewey Dec. 796.3
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A.J. Reach 1914 Dewey Dec. 796.3
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Camp, Walter Chauncey
Scribner 1919 Dewey Dec. 796
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Camp, Walter Chauncey
Century 1910 Dewey Dec. 796.3
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Chadwick, Henry, ed.
American Sports 1894 Dewey Dec. 796.3
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Clark, Ellery Harding
Houghton 1911 Dewey Dec. 796.4
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Clarke, W. J. and Dawson, Fredrick T.
Scribner 1915 Dewey Dec. 796.3
Gives the main facts of the game as played in the major leagues, taking up each position separately. Especially valuable for school and college teams. The authors are coaches of the baseball teams of Princeton university. – A.L.A. Catalog 1926. PDF Sports Book.
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Davis, Parke Hill
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Evers, John J., & Fullerton, H. S.
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Haughton, Percy Duncan
By emphasizing salient points and eliminating many details the Harvard mentor enables the average spectator to observe and understand more clearly team evolutions, the use of interferers, (who are the real heroes) and the cardinal principles of attack and defense. The photographs of recent games with his descriptive text illuminate typical formations and plays. It is recommended to the high school coach as well as the observer of the game. The first edition was published in 1922 by Jones. – A.L.A. Catalog 1926.