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Baseball in the movies

Hal Erickson

Baseball in the movies

a comprehensive reference, 1915-1991

by Hal Erickson

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-366) and index.

    Statementby Hal Erickson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.B28 E7 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 402 p. :
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1561533M
    ISBN 100899506577
    LC Control Number91042875

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