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The 1903 World Series : The Boston Americans, the Pittsburg Pirates, and the 'First Championship of the United States'

Dabilis, Andy/ Tsiotos, Nick

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ISBN 10: 0786418400 / ISBN 13: 9780786418404
Edité par McFarland Publishing
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BRAND NEW Full-Sized Laminated Softcover - 228pp - photos, bibliography, index - The first World Series was a best-of-nine series between the Boston Americans and the Pittsburg Pirates, with the first three games to be played in Boston starting at the Huntington Avenue Grounds on October 1, 1903. The series started with baseball’s winningest pitcher, Cy Young, throwing the first pitch, and ended with baseball’s greatest hitter, Honus Wagner, striking out on the last pitch. Boston won the series, five games to three. Each game of the 1903 World Series and its key plays and players are thoroughly covered here, and the authors also pay special attention to the great significance that first World Series held for the future of baseball. Not only was the survival of the American League at stake, but baseball’s place as the preeminent sport in America. The 1903 World Series drew more than 100,000 people to the ballparks, and there was no doubt about the popularity of the game. It was, as the authors point out, played by men, who, had they not been baseball players, would have been among the working class that made up most of the audience. Laminated Full-Size Softcover - 228pp - photos, bibliography, index - A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. N° de réf. du libraire 2042823

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The first World Series was a best-of-nine series between the Boston Americans and the Pittsburg Pirates, with the first three games to be played in Boston starting at the Huntington Avenue Grounds on October 1, 1903. The series started with baseball's winningest pitcher, Cy Young, throwing the first pitch, and ended with baseball's greatest hitter, Honus Wagner, striking out on the last pitch. Boston won the series, five games to three. Each game of the 1903 World Series and its key plays and players are thoroughly covered here, and the authors also pay special attention to the great significance that first World Series held for the future of baseball. Not only was the survival of the American League at stake, but baseball's place as the preeminent sport in America. The 1903 World Series drew more than 100,000 people to the ballparks, and there was no doubt about the popularity of the game. It was, as the authors point out, played by men, who, had they not been baseball players, would have been among the working class that made up most of the audience.

A propos de l'auteur: Andy Dabilis is a journalist and lives in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

Nick Tsiotos is a teacher and lives in Winthrop, Massachusetts.

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Titre : The 1903 World Series : The Boston Americans...

Éditeur : McFarland Publishing

Reliure : Soft cover

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