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Now Batting, Number...

The Mystique, Superstition, and Lore of Baseball"s Uniform Numbers

by Jack Looney

  • 23 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Numerology,
  • Baseball - Statistics,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • New Age,
  • Baseball - History,
  • REFERENCE / Trivia,
  • Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General,
  • Baseball - General,
  • Baseball players,
  • Baseball uniforms,
  • History,
  • Numbers,
  • Social life and customs,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8756655M
    ISBN 101579125751
    ISBN 109781579125752

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