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Baseball"s greatest players today

Jack Orr

Baseball"s greatest players today

[the contemporary "Who"s who" of baseball]

by Jack Orr

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Published by J.L. Pratt; [nationally distributed by Kable News Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWho"s who of baseball.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesThe American sports library -- 105, American sports library -- 105.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 O75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22923906M
    LC Control Number63012509


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