By Josh Chetwynd
equipped through nation, this seriously researched booklet delves into the historical past of baseball in forty international locations, describing not just the efforts to unfold the sport but in addition the tradition of baseball particular to Europe. Appendices disguise themes from significant leaguers who've performed in eu household leagues to a thesaurus of baseball phrases in seven eu languages.
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Baseball in Europe: A Country by Country History by Josh Chetwynd