BURY MY HEART AT WRIGLEY FIELD: THE HISTORY OF THE CHICAGO by LARRY NAMES

By LARRY NAMES

1876: the US was once a hundred years previous; the seventh Cavalry suffered the worst defeat in Plains Indian struggle; and the nationwide League Base Ball golf equipment was once born in an resort room in ny. purely of the 8 groups that begun the inaugural 12 months are nonetheless round: the Braves and the Cubs; and basically the Cubs are within the related urban the place they have been born.
Now baseball enthusiasts can re-live these interesting adolescence of the nationwide League during the background of the Chicago Cubs. Be there with William Hulbert, founding father of the League, as he fought to scrub up baseball by way of ridding the preferred online game of gamblers and different undesirable parts that he felt have been degrading America's hobby to the extent of cockfighting and bear-baiting. Be there with Al Spalding, Cap Anson, and Mike Kelly as they led the Cubs, then referred to as the White Stockings, to 6 NL pennants in eleven years.

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“Larry Names’ BURY MY center AT WRIGLEY box is a fascinating heritage of the 1st decade of Chicago nationwide League background, with extra to come,,.” – The SABR overview of Books

“Whether writing fiction or re-telling heritage, Larry Names brings the earlier alive, and he’s performed it back during this unique and informative narrative that has a well-liked place on my bookshelf.” – Frank Roderus, Baseball Fan and writer of over a hundred books

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