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Modern Base Ball Science

Rankin, E.B.

Published by National Base Ball Registration Bureau, Indianapolis, 1915
Used Condition Good Soft cover
From R. Plapinger Baseball Books (Ashland, OR, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
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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


Bibliographic Details

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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Address: Ashland, OR, U.S.A.

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