The Hardball times baseball annual, 2010 by Joe Distelheim

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Published by Acta Sports in Skokie, IL .

Written in English

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Statementproduced by Dave Studenmund ; edited by Joe Distelheim [and others]
The Physical Object
Pagination365 pages :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26452864M
ISBN 100879464089
ISBN 109780879464080

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