New England League: A Baseball History, 1885-1949 (Paperback)

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This book delves deep into the history of the New England League, whose years of operation spanned six decades during the pivotal early years of minor league baseball. Author Charlie Bevis, an expert on New England's baseball past, explores the complex ties to the regional economy, especially to the textile industry, and discusses the pioneering experiments with playoffs, night baseball, and integration.

About the Author


Charlie Bevis, a member of the Society for American Baseball Research, is a retired adjunct professor of English at Rivier University. He has written for Nine, The Cooperstown Symposium, The National Pastime and Base Ball, and is the author of several baseball books. He lives in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786431595
ISBN-10: 0786431598
Publisher: McFarland and Company, Inc.
Publication Date: November 1st, 2007
Pages: 317
Language: English