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The Nebraska Indians and Fun and Frolic with an Indian Ball Team: Two Accounts of Baseball Barnstorming at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (The Mcfarland Historical Baseball Library)

Green, Guy W.; Beck, Jeffrey P.

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ISBN 10: 0786443596 / ISBN 13: 9780786443598
Published by McFarland, Jefferson, NC, (2010), 2010
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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INSCRIBED by the editor Jeffrey P. Beck. Near Fine, internally clean, solid paperback. The author died in 1946; this book reprints works from 1903, 1904, and 1908. #. Bookseller Inventory # 18980

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Title: The Nebraska Indians and Fun and Frolic with...

Publisher: McFarland, Jefferson, NC, (2010)

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: Signed by the Editor

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This is the first book that includes all of Guy W. Green's baseball writings: A Complete History of the Nebraska Indians Base Ball Team (1903), Fun and Frolic with an Indian Ball Team (1904), and "Experiences with an Indian Ball Team" (1908). The works detail the athletic success and humorous escapades of the most famous American Indian barnstorming baseball team. A substantial introduction provides historical background on the formation of the team; on Green's life, writings, and other ventures; and on the later history and owners of the Nebraska Indians after Green sold the team.

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Guy W. Green was an attorney, journalist, businessman, Presbyterian evangelist and baseball entrepreneur. Remembered today as the barnstorming owner of the Nebraska Indians, he also founded Green's Japanese Baseball Team in 1906 and Green's Native Hawaiian Baseball Team in 1913. He died in Kansas City in 1946. Jeffrey P. Beck is associate dean of graduate studies and professor of English at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. Gary Mitchem is acquisitions editor at McFarland and a member of SABR. Mark Durr is senior cover designer at McFarland and a member of SABR.

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