My thirty years in baseball by John Joseph McGraw

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Published by Boni and Liveright in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby John J. McGraw ; with an introduction by George M. Cohan.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 15635.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiii, 265 p.
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13559430M
OCLC/WorldCa11979849

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