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Philadelphia Baseball Max Blue

Philadelphia Baseball

Max Blue

Published May 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781462669691
Hardcover
362 pages
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Part I-1883-1917...The Early Years and a Pennant to Grow On Part II-1918-1947...Twenty-Nine Years In Baseball Wilderness Part III-1948-1979...Slow Rise To Respectability Part IV-1980-2011...Learning How To Win 1883- First, The Worcester No Names ButMorePart I-1883-1917...The Early Years and a Pennant to Grow On Part II-1918-1947...Twenty-Nine Years In Baseball Wilderness Part III-1948-1979...Slow Rise To Respectability Part IV-1980-2011...Learning How To Win 1883- First, The Worcester No Names But as bad as the 1882 No Names were, the new Philadelphia National League team, pawing the turf on opening day, May 1, 1883, at Recreation Park, on the corner of 24th street and Ridge Avenue in North Philadelphia, were worse. 1894- Billy Hamilton Tears It Up The offensive numbers for the 1894 Phillies defy belief- Sam Thompson, Ed Delahanty, and Billy Hamilton, all hit over .400, as did spare outfielder Tuck Turner who hit .418 and scored 95 runs in 82 games.