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    Roadside Baseball: The Locations of America's Baseball Landmarks (Paperback) By (author) Chris Epting, Foreword by Joe Buck

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    DescriptionCapturing such quintessentially American pastimes as baseball and road trips in one fascinating work, this updated and expanded guide chronicles more than 500 important events in baseball history with detailed descriptions of the event and information on each location. Packed with historical data, trivia, photographs, and baseball lore, entries include the birthplaces of baseball legends, ballparks, museums and halls of fame, final resting places, and many locations that are no longer standing. From out-of-the-way spots to the most popular stadiums in the U.S. and Canada, no site is too small or insignificant to be included in this comprehensive directory. Entries include the Buckminster Hotel in Boston, where the Black Sox planned their fix of the 1919 World Series; the original little league field and museum in Williamsport, Pennsylvania; the birthplace of Jackie Robinson; the place where Mickey Mantle was discovered by a scout from the New York Yankees; and the site of the original Wrigley Field, erected in Los Angeles in 1925.

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    Roadside Baseball
    The Locations of America's Baseball Landmarks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Epting, Foreword by Joe Buck
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 312
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    ISBN 13: 9781595800411
    ISBN 10: 1595800417

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24450
    Libri: I-SR
    B&T General Subject: 800
    BIC subject category V2: WSJ
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 28
    DC21: 796.3570973
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SPO003030, TRV025000
    DC22: 796.3570973
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: TRV026080
    LC classification: GV863.A1 E68 2009
    Thema V1.0: SFC, SCX, SF
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Santa Monica Press
    Imprint name
    Santa Monica Press
    Publication date
    01 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Santa Monica
    Author Information
    Chris Epting is the author of numerous books, including "James Dean Died Here, Led Zeppelin Crashed Here, Marilyn Monroe Dyed Here," and "The Ruby Slippers, Madonna's Bra, and Einstein's Brain." He has contributed articles to such publications as the "Los Angeles Times, Westways, Travel + Leisure," and "Preservation" magazine. He lives in Huntington Beach, California, with his wife and their two children. Joe Buck is an Emmy Award-winning sportscaster. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
    Review quote
    "One of the best travel books of 2009!" --Los Angeles Times