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A. G. Spalding

Baseball, Business (2-Sep-1850 — 9-Sep-1915)


Arthur Charles Bartlett. Baseball and Mr. Spalding: The History and Romance of Baseball. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Young. 1951. 295pp.

Mark Lamster. Spalding's World Tour: The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe And Made It America's Game. New York: PublicAffairs. 2006. 368pp.

Peter Levine. A. G. Spalding and the Rise of Baseball: The Promise of American Sport. New York City: Oxford University Press. 1986. 198pp.

Thomas W. Zeiler. Ambassadors in Pinstripes: The Spalding World Baseball Tour and the Birth of the American Empire. Rowman & Littlefield. 2006. 217pp.


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