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Hardball Legends and Journeymen and Short-Timers: 333 Illustrated Baseball Biographies Ronnie Joyner

Hardball Legends and Journeymen and Short-Timers: 333 Illustrated Baseball Biographies

Ronnie Joyner

Published May 25th 2012
ISBN : 9781280378072
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341 pages
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This collection of more than 300 graphic biographies of baseball players is a throwback to the illustrated biographies or cartoons seen regularly in newspaper sports sections of the 30s, 40s and 50s. All manner of ballplayers are included from theMoreThis collection of more than 300 graphic biographies of baseball players is a throwback to the illustrated biographies or cartoons seen regularly in newspaper sports sections of the 30s, 40s and 50s. All manner of ballplayers are included from the Hall of Famers (the Legends), to the everyday players (the Journeymen), to the cup-of-coffee guys (the Short-Timers). Almost all of the bio-illustrations are of major league players, but there are interesting exceptions--minor leaguers, female players, entertainers... These bio-illustrations regularly appeared in the pages of Sports Collectors Digest from 1997 through 2011.