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The Outlaw League and the Battle That Forged Modern Baseball

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In late 1913 the newly formed Federal League declared itself a Major League in competition with the established National and American Leagues. Backed by some of America’s wealthiest merchants and industrialists, the new organization posed a real challenge to baseball’s prevailing structure, although it struggled for profits. The established leagues fought to stop the newcomers, and the players organized baseball's first real union. The consequences of this battle would shape the business of baseball and American professional sports in general for many years to come in what Publishers Weekly has called “a richly detailed account.”

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In late 1913 the newly formed Federal League declared itself a Major League in competition with the established National and American Leagues. Backed by some of America's wealthiest merchants and industrialists, the new organization posed a real challenge to baseball's prevailing structure. The established leagues fought to stop the newcomers, and the players organized baseball's first real union. The consequences of this battle would shape the business of baseball and American professional sports in general. Original.

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ISBN:
9781589799547
Author:
Levitt, Daniel R.
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Subject:
History : United States - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
GA
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , In late 1913 the newly formed Federal League declared itself a Major League in competition with the established National and American Leagues. Backed by some of America's wealthiest merchants and industrialists, the new organization posed a real challenge to baseball's prevailing structure. The established leagues fought to stop the newcomers, and the players organized baseball's first real union. The consequences of this battle would shape the business of baseball and American professional sports in general. Original.
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