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The Resource Baseball before we knew it : a search for the roots of the game, David Block ; with a foreword by Tim Wiles

Baseball before we knew it : a search for the roots of the game, David Block ; with a foreword by Tim Wiles

Label
Baseball before we knew it : a search for the roots of the game
Title
Baseball before we knew it
Title remainder
a search for the roots of the game
Statement of responsibility
David Block ; with a foreword by Tim Wiles
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Block, David
Dewey number
796.357/09034
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV862.5
LC item number
.B56 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • Baseball
Label
Baseball before we knew it : a search for the roots of the game, David Block ; with a foreword by Tim Wiles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Uncertainty as to the paternity -- Rounders schmounders -- Abner and Albert, the missing link -- Was Abner Graves telling the truth? -- Rules of baseball : the prequel -- How slick were the Knicks? -- In the beginning -- Stools, clubs, stobs, and jugs -- Traps and cats -- It's starting to look familiar -- In which the mystery is unraveled -- Early baseball bibliography : roots of the game in preCivil War literature -- Appendix 1. Constitutions and by-laws -- Appendix 2. Some comments on sporting journals of the 1850s -- Appendix 3. "A place leavel [sic] enough to play ball" by Thomas L. Altherr -- Appendix 4. The letters of Abner Graves -- Appendix 5. Dr. Adam E. Ford's letter to Sporting life -- Appendix 6. "History of battingball games" by Per Maigaard -- Appendix 7. Nine surviving descriptions of baseball-like games written and published before 1845
Control code
60841156
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803204775
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1dn0s19
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)60841156
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Baseball before we knew it : a search for the roots of the game, David Block ; with a foreword by Tim Wiles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Uncertainty as to the paternity -- Rounders schmounders -- Abner and Albert, the missing link -- Was Abner Graves telling the truth? -- Rules of baseball : the prequel -- How slick were the Knicks? -- In the beginning -- Stools, clubs, stobs, and jugs -- Traps and cats -- It's starting to look familiar -- In which the mystery is unraveled -- Early baseball bibliography : roots of the game in preCivil War literature -- Appendix 1. Constitutions and by-laws -- Appendix 2. Some comments on sporting journals of the 1850s -- Appendix 3. "A place leavel [sic] enough to play ball" by Thomas L. Altherr -- Appendix 4. The letters of Abner Graves -- Appendix 5. Dr. Adam E. Ford's letter to Sporting life -- Appendix 6. "History of battingball games" by Per Maigaard -- Appendix 7. Nine surviving descriptions of baseball-like games written and published before 1845
Control code
60841156
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803204775
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1dn0s19
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)60841156
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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