Overview:The Irish in Baseball: An Early History - Professional baseball took root in America in the 1860s during the same years that the sons of the first wave Irish famine refugees began to reach adulthood, and the Irish quickly demonstrated a special affinity for baseball. This is a survey of the enormous contribution of the Irish to the American pastime and the ways in which Irish immigrants and baseball came of age together. Chapters cover the Irish and early immigrants in Boston; the Chicago White Stockings; the Shamrocks, Trojans and Giants; Charlie Comiskey; Patsy Tebeau and the Hibernian Spiders; Ned Hanlon and the Orioles; Hugh Duffy and Tommy McCarthy, the ""Heavenly Twins""; umpires; John McGraw; ""Wild Bill"" Donovan, Patrick Joseph ""Whiskey Face"" Moran, and Connie Mack; the Red Sox and the Royal Rooters; and, more.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780786434190. It was written by the following authors: David L. Fleitz. Book The Irish in Baseball: An Early History, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Sports Books. The book was published on 2009-02-23 00:00:00. It has 200 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 367 g. File for download The Irish in Baseball: An Early History has PDF format and is called the-irish-in-baseball-an-early-history.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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