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Author Zinn, John G., 1946- author.

Title Charles Ebbets : the man behind the Dodgers and Brooklyn's beloved ballpark / John G. Zinn.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.357 Ebbets,C ZIN    Available
Description viii, 244 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Where I learnt the first rudiments of baseball" -- "The greatest mistake of our life" -- "I have put every dollar I own into the club" -- "It is the fair name of the Brooklyn club at stake" -- "Sooner than give into Freedman I would lose every dollar I have invested in the game" -- "Sabbatarians who wanted to regulate the morals of everyone" -- "I know we get robbed, I know it" -- "We gentlemen are the guardians of this great national game" -- "A very important piece of news" -- "An outside organization antagonistic to us coming into Brooklyn" -- "A wide smile on his face and giving the glad hand to all comers" -- "A man who can do that has more than twenty-five cents in his pocket." -- "1920 will be the most wonderful season in the history of our great national game" -- "Tell the fans that I am in baseball until I die" -- "The good squire of Flatbush."
Summary "Much has been written about the legendary players and managers of baseball's Deadball Era (1901-1919). Far less attention has been given to the club owners. This first full length biography provides an in-depth view of Charles Ebbets life and career, filling a critical gap in the history of the Deadball Era and the Brooklyn Dodgers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Ebbets, Charles, 1859-1925.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team).
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.).
Baseball team owners -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780786499731 paperback ; alkaline paper
0786499737 paperback ; alkaline paper

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