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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Jimmie Foxx: Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967”


Jimmie Foxx: Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967. By W. Harrison Daniel. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 1996. In the small town of Sudlersville, Maryland, on the Eastern Shore there is life-size statue of Jimmie Foxx, one of the greatest players … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “The Continental League: A Personal History”


The Continental League: A Personal History. By Russell D. Buhite. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. Fundamentally, this is a book about a scheme in the latter 1950s to expand major league baseball (MLB) to cities where it did not … Continue reading

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