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The neighborhood of baseball

Barry Gifford

The neighborhood of baseball

a personal history of the Chicago Cubs

by Barry Gifford

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Published by D.S. Ellis, Distributed by Creative Arts in San Francisco, Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chicago Cubs (Baseball team) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementBarry Gifford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV875.C6 G53 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 209 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2875982M
    ISBN 100916870839
    LC Control Number84080171
    OCLC/WorldCa12314316

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    MLB makes neighborhood play at second reviewable The MLB has decided to make a few changes to the rule book before the start of the season, one of which effects the safety of the neighborhood.   The neighborhood play was an accepted part of baseball for decades, no different than a hit-batsman taking first despite no effort to get out of the way or a pitcher running his hand through his Author: Larry Granillo.


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