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All I Thought About Was Baseball Writings on a Canadian Pastime by

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Baseball,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Baseball - Essays & Writings,
  • Canada,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsWilliam Humber (Editor), John St. James (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7872533M
ISBN 10080200444X
ISBN 109780802004444

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