Modern Base Ball Science
Trade Paperback original; good condition (covers reattached with tape, otherwise very good). Early baseball primer with Instructions on how play the game, rules etc. Numerous bw photos, many of contemporary players. According to Shatzkin's "The Ballplayers", Rankin is "said to have been the first official scorer" who "had a bitter running argument with. Chadwick over who deserved the title "Father of Baseball". Rankin claimed he began writing about baseball while Chadwick was still covering cricket." Grobani 9 - 18. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11530526959
Title: Modern Base Ball Science
Publisher: National Base Ball Registration Bureau, Indianapolis
Publication Date: 1915
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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