Ball, Bat and Bishop

Ball, Bat and Bishop : THE ORIGIN OF BALL GAMES

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Henderson traces the origins of ball sports to religious rites in ancient Egypt and debunks the myth that Abner Doubleday invented baseball in 1839.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 138.7 x 208.8 x 19.6mm | 368.26g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252069927
  • 9780252069925

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"Henderson is by all odds the world's foremost student and soundest historian of the origin and growth of games that are played with a ball." -- John Lardner, New York Times Book Reviewshow more

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