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Alexander Cartwright, who invented the game of baseball inNew York in the 1840s, soon took his bag of tricks to Hawaiâ??iâ??where adoption ofthe pastime predates most other American locales. Pineapple plantation teamsplayed rival sugar refinery clubs with Chinese, Korean and Japanese teams.Barnstorming big-leaguers landed during the winter, and Pearl Harbor broughtthe biggest names in the sport to paradise: Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, LouGehrig, John McGraw and many more. Barry Bonds and Tony Gwynn played for theHawaiâ??i Islanders before heading up to â??the Show.â? Homegrown talents are ondisplay here along with the legends, as author Jim Vitti shows that Hawaiâ??iâ??sbaseball history is as rich and diverse as anywhere on the mainland.

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"Discover the long history and rich tradition of baseball in the Aloha State"--

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"A history baseball in the 50th state with a concentration on major leaguers from there or who played there"--

Product Details

ISBN:
9781626193130
Author:
Vitti, Jim
Publisher:
History Press (SC)
Subject:
Sports & Recreation : Baseball - History
Subject:
Hawaii
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
History
Subject:
World History-General
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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