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Frick : Baseball's Third Commissioner (Paperback) (John P. Carvalho)

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This biography traces the life and career of Ford Frick (1894-1978), major league baseball's third commissioner. He was a journalist, National League president, and became baseball commissioner in 1951 during the rise of television, the West Coast relocation of teams, league expansion, racial integration, the labor movement, and Roger Maris' home run record. The book also describes early events in his life, including his childhood in Indiana, his college education in Colorado, and how he taught English and played semipro baseball. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 316
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Biography + Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: John P. Carvalho
Language: English
Street Date: November 27, 2016
TCIN: 51561565
UPC: 9780786495320
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-3221
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