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Baseball in Erie

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ISBN-10: 0738536911

ISBN-13: 9780738536910

Edition: 2005

Authors: Mark K. Vatavuk, Richard E. Marshall

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Erie has had a love affair with professional baseball since the 1880s, though it has been an on-again off-again relationship. Whatever they were called -- the Olympics, Blackbirds, Sailors, or SeaWolves -- the Flagship City's teams have thrilled fans and won championships. However, many of those local nines faded away, leaving behind memories and empty ballparks. Baseball in Erie is a tribute to the men who brought baseball to this region of Pennsylvania: ambidextrous pitcher Tony Mullane; infielder Louis Bierbauer, the "original" Pittsburgh Pirate; Sam "the Jet" Jethroe; "Turkey" Mike Donlin; Todd Zeile, the record-setting nomadic major-leaguer; and Jose Guillen, the first SeaWolves hero.…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 5/18/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.044
Language: English

The Early Years on Erie Diamonds (1872-1899)
Baseball all around the Town (1900-1932)
Barnstormin' through the Years
The Championship Years (1938-1951)
Native Sons and Hometown Heroes (1954-1967)
The Return of the National Pastime (1981-1994)
Baseball Goes Downtown (1995-2004)