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The Crooked Pitch: An Account of the Curveball in American Baseball History

Quigley, Martin

Published by Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Algonquin Books, 1984
ISBN 10: 0912697083 / ISBN 13: 9780912697086
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Title: The Crooked Pitch: An Account of the ...

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Algonquin Books

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition


1st printing/edition; a fine copy in near fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author Martin Quigley, dated (1990) and INSCRIBED to. "Martin Quigley" !!!!! - Not a gift to himself but rather to an author/publisher of reference books about the movies who shared his name. A history of the curveball in baseball: "The story of the curveball is the story of the game itself, some would say of life itself." Writing in "Baseball History" (Summer, 1986) Eliot Asinof calls this "a jewel of a book. It seems bewildering that it has not attracted more attention. No baseball library should be without it." BW photos. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1218198380

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