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A fine-looking lot of ball-tossers the remarkable Akrons of 1881 by Richard McBane

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


  • Akron Akrons (Baseball team : 1879-1881),
  • Baseball -- Ohio -- Akron -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-176) and index

StatementRichard L. McBane
LC ClassificationsGV875.A53 M33 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17147732M
ISBN 100786420561
LC Control Number2004030532

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