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The best pitcher in baseball

Robert C. Cottrell

The best pitcher in baseball

the life of Rube Foster, Negro League giant

by Robert C. Cottrell

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foster, Rube, -- 1879-1930,
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography,
  • African American baseball players -- Biography,
  • Baseball team owners -- United States -- Biography,
  • Negro leagues -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-224) and index

    StatementRobert Charles Cottrell
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.F63 C68 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17024894M
    ISBN 100814716148
    LC Control Number2001003175
    OCLC/WorldCa47056284

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