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The Irish in baseball 1 edition

The Irish in baseball
David L. Fleitz

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The Irish in baseball
an early history
David L. Fleitz.

Published 2009 by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Professional baseball took root in America in the 1860s during the same years that the sons of the first wave Irish famine refugees began to reach adulthood. This is a survey of the enormous contribution of the Irish to the American pastime and the ways in which Irish immigrants and baseball came of age together"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Beginnings-the Irish in Boston
The Irish White Stockings of Chicago
Shamrocks, Trojans, and Giants
Charlie Comiskey and the St. Louis Browns
White Stockings, Colts, and Cubs
Patsy Tebeau and the Hibernian Spiders
Ned Hanlon and the Orioles
The Heavenly Twins and the Boston Irish
The umpires
Comiskey and the White Sox
Mcgraw and the Giants
Wild Bill, Whiskey Face, and the tall tactician
Red Sox and royal rooters.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
GV863.A1 F63 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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