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5 edition of book of baseball literacy found in the catalog.

book of baseball literacy

by David H. Martinez

  • 84 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Plume in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Baseball -- Records.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBaseball literacy
    StatementDavid H. Martinez.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV862.3 .M37 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 382 p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL799499M
    ISBN 100452274265
    LC Control Number95035755

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