Chicago In The World Series 1903 2005

Author: Bruce A. Rubenstein
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 078642575X
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Chicago In The World Series 1903 2005 from the Author: Bruce A. Rubenstein. "With a chapter on each World Series involving a Chicago team, this book covers 100 years of October baseball in the Windy City, from the 1906 classicwhich pitted the North Siders against the South Siders-to 2005, when the White Sox ended 88 years of frus

Library Journal

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Library Journal from the Author: . Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The First World Series And The Baseball Fanatics Of 1903

Author: Roger I. Abrams
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781555536442
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The First World Series And The Baseball Fanatics Of 1903 from the Author: Roger I. Abrams. A chronicle of the first World Series captures all the exitement and drama of this first match-up between the Boston Americans and the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Author: Joanne Gazarek Bloom
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 0738577308
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Bridgeport from the Author: Joanne Gazarek Bloom. Explore Bridgeport, the most political neighborhood in the most political of cities--home to five Chicago mayors and parades of politicians honoring its power at national conventions. Once a Native American village traversed by Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet, as Chicago grew the area was called Hardscrabble, then Cabbage Gardens, and finally Bridgeport. Immigrants built it: the Irish dredged a canal and mined a quarry that led to slaughterhouses, cooperages, rolling mills, and breweries that were worked by Germans, Bohemians, Swedes, and Poles. Held dear as the "Heart of Lithuania," muckrakers described parts of it as a heartbreaking jungle. More immigrants came: Italians, Croatians, Mexicans, Chinese. Against the backdrop of prairies, labor strife, gangways, and Joe Podsajdwokiem, this sometimes uneasy mix lived, worked, and voted together. Bridgeport still has streets that defy the city's orderly grid, settlement houses, language stews, and, for each nationality, churches and taverns. Today, it may welcome artists and expensive housing, but on summer nights stoop sitting and rooting for the White Sox remain social obligations.

The Red Sox In The Playoffs

Author: Joshua R. Pahigian
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786427787
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The Red Sox In The Playoffs from the Author: Joshua R. Pahigian. "Covers all of the team's postseason appearances from 1903 through 2005. Each chapter begins with review of team's regular season exploits in the focus year. Explains how the team qualified for postseason play. Captures the ethos of team and fans during c

World Series

Author: Matt Christopher
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9781417798711
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World Series from the Author: Matt Christopher. A World Series resource that features quotes from star athletes, photos of the best plays, and a complete list of results from 1903 to the present.


Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118649737
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Michigan from the Author: .

Sports In America

Author: Robert Jacobson
Publisher: Information Plus
ISBN: 9781414407692
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Sports In America from the Author: Robert Jacobson. Provides information on sports in the United States, covering such topics as sports and the media, professional sports, college and high school sports, and sports and gambling.

The New York Times 2005 Almanac

Author: John W. Wright
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780143034278
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The New York Times 2005 Almanac from the Author: John W. Wright. Provides information about the nations of the world, every state, individual awards and achievements, sports, entertainment, politics, science, and business.