Connie Mack the turbulent and triumphant years, 1915-1931 by Norman L. Macht

Cover of: Connie Mack | Norman L. Macht

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Baseball managers,
  • Philadelphia Athletics (Baseball team),
  • Baseball team owners,
  • Biography,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementNorman L. Macht
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV865.M215 M333 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25011648M
ISBN 109780803220393
LC Control Number2011035517

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