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Smithsonian Baseball Inside the World's Finest Private Collections

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ISBN-10: 0061121215

ISBN-13: 9780061121210

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen Wong

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Among the national treasures you'll find: The only known photographic image of baseball's first organized team, the New York Knickerbockers, circa 1846. Original copy of the first written rules of modern baseball. One of the earliest known color advertising posters promoting the very first set of baseball cards, released in 1887. Scorecard from the inaugural World Series in 1903. Shoeless Joe Jackson's rookie-era game-used bat. Game-worn jerseys of Ty Cobb, Dizzy Dean, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Lefty Grove, Willie Mays, Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth, and Ted Williams.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Stephen T.C. Wong, PhD (Computer Science), PE (Electrical Engineering), is John S. Dunn Distinguished Endowed Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Houston Methodist Hospital, the Founding Chair of Department of Systems Medicine and Bioengineering at Houston Methodist Research Institute, and a Professor of Radiology, Neurosciences, Pathology, and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.