Baseball for the Love of It: Hall of Famers Tell It Like It Was

1982 NY: McMillan. First edition. An oral history of the early days of major league baseball, from the late 19th to the mid-20th century. Dozens of hall Of Famers are quoted from life or from printed interviews. The book is divided into three sections: "The Boy", inwhich players tell of their youthful dreams; "The Star", recollections of their triumphs and disappointments on the diamond; and "The Old Timer", poignant comments by retired stars about their satisfactions, disappointments and regrets. Cloth, 333 pps. with index, illustrated with photos. A fine copy in nearly fine, crisp dust jacket with a couple of tiny chips at the top edge. Item #D394

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