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SALE: The First World Series, Roger I. Abrams

SALE: The First World Series, Roger I. Abrams

... and the Baseball Fanatics of 1903.
• Preface
• Introduction
• The Huntington Avenue Grounds
• The National Game
• Boston Proper: the Brahmins and the Yankees
• Boston's Irish Community: Coming of Age
• The Series Heads West to the Smoky City
• The Hometown Favorite: Honus Wagner
• A New Jewish Homeland
• Boston Victorious
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index
A fascinating story brimming with colorful, larger-than-life characters: Honus Wagner, Cy Young, Jimmy Collins, Fred Clarke, Big Bill Dineen, Deacon Phillippe, Mike 'Nuf Ced' McGreevey, 'Honey Fitz' Fitzgerald and the boisterous Boston Royal Rooters.
Abrams recaptures the drama and color of this historic sporting event and provides a lens to view American life and culture at the dawn of the 20th century.
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