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Baseball in Altoona:: From the Mountain City to the Curve (Images of Baseball)

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For 46 days in the spring of 1884, Altoona had the honor of having a major-league baseball team, the Mountain City. For the next 115 years, despite the fact that baseball flourished here in the form of the game that the men of the Pennsylvania Railroad played, professional baseball floundered as six teams came and six teams left. Finally, in 1999, Altoona proved it could support a professional team when the Curve came to town. Since then, an impressive 10 percent of the town's population has shown up at every game, showing the love the community has for the national pastime.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738555379
Author:
Finoli, David
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
BAS; SPO
Subject:
PA
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
History
Subject:
Baseball - Pennsylvania - Altoona - History
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Images of Baseball
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.22x6.56x.34 in. .71 lbs.

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