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Baseball in Europe : a country by country history

Author: Josh Chetwynd
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Organized by country, this heavily researched book delves into the history of baseball in 40 nations, describing not only the efforts to spread the game but the culture of baseball unique to Europe. Appendices cover topics from major leaguers who have played in European domestic leagues to a glossary of baseball terms in seven European languages"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chetwynd, Josh, 1971-
Baseball in Europe.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008
(OCoLC)608422412
Online version:
Chetwynd, Josh, 1971-
Baseball in Europe.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008
(OCoLC)609347967
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Chetwynd
ISBN: 9780786437245 0786437243 9780786451753 0786451750
OCLC Number: 190850833
Description: x, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Netherlands --
Italy --
Spain --
Belgium --
Great Britain --
Germany --
Russia (and the Soviet Union) --
Sweden --
France --
Czech Republic --
Croatia --
The rest of Europe: A-K --
The rest of Europe: L-Z --
European baseball championships --
Appendix 1: A brief history of European baseball's governing body --
Appendix 2: Player participation in Europe --
Appendix 3: Medals at the European Baseball championships --
Appendix 4: European Club competitions --
Appendix 5: European countries in world events --
Appendix 6: Country-by-country national champions and federations --
Appendix 7: European-born major leaguers --
Appendix 8: Major leaguers in European domestic baseball leagues --
Appendix 9: International glossary of baseball terms.
Responsibility: Josh Chetwynd.

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