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    DescriptionExpressing the passion felt for the Cubs using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the Chicago team explores the sports obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous characters in the baseball team's long history, including Ernie Banks and Sammy Sosa.

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    For the Love of the Cubs
    An A-To-Z Primer for Cubs Fans of All Ages
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Fredrick C Klein, By (author) Frederick C Klein, Illustrated by Mark Anderson, Foreword by Dusty Baker, Foreword by Ernie Banks, Foreword by Chip Caray
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 281 mm
    Height: 281 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 676 g
    ISBN 13: 9781572437951
    ISBN 10: 1572437952

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T General Subject: 760
    DC21: 796.357
    Libri: I-SR
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14450
    DC22: 796.357
    BIC subject category V2: WSJT
    Ingram Theme: CULT/UPMIDW
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDWST
    B&T Approval Code: A09302025
    BISAC V2.8: SPO003000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 796.357/640977311
    BISAC V2.8: TRV025020
    LC classification: GV875.C6 K54 2005
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    Full-color illustrations throughout
    Triumph Books (IL)
    Imprint name
    Triumph Books (IL)
    Publication date
    30 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago, IL
    Author Information
    Frederick C. Klein is a longtime writer and editor for the "Wall Street Journal," where he originated the "On Sports" column. He is a freelance writer and the author of many books, including several other entries in the "For the Love of . . ." series. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mark Anderson is an illustrator whose work has appeared on the back cover of "National Geographic," ""the" New Yorker," and "Time "and inside the" Atlantic Monthly," "BusinessWeek," "Harvard Business Review," "Outside," and many other periodicals. He is the illustrator and designer of Triumph Books' popular "For the Love of . . . "series. He lives in Chicago. Ernie Banks is a former shortstop and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs and a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He played his entire 19-year baseball career with the Cubs and was nicknamed "Mr. Cub." Chip Caray is a former television play-by-play broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs and is a television broadcaster for Fox Sports South. He is the grandson of legendary broadcaster Harry Caray.