- Explore more great deals on 1000's of titles in our Deals in Books store.
|Amazon Price||New from||Used from||Collectible from|
I recommend this book for baseball lovers, lovers of history and even for people who enjoy reading biographies.
And in 1884 a pitcher for the Providence Grays by the name of Charles Radbourne fashioned what is arguably the greatest season a baseball pitcher ever had.
Author Edward Achorn brings Radbourn and his era back to life in this meticulously researched and very well written book.
This book provides a very intriguing look at what can only be described as one of the most unbelievable seasons in baseball history. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Josh H.
Charles Radbourn is one of the many Hall of Fame members that most people have either never heard of, or know nothing about. Read morePublished 26 days ago by benhat
I bought this book for a friend. I read the hardcover when it first came out. If you are a fan of baseball, you will love this glimpse into the early days of the game.Published 2 months ago by JCK
I am a baseball Hx junkie and I saw his plaque at the baseball hall of fame in Cooperstown last summer. Great historical read w/ more than just baseball in those times.Published 4 months ago by David A. Haaland, MD
Very good book about one of baseball's first superstars. The pitch that caused so much pain to his arm would today be called the screwball.Published 6 months ago by st.louis
A very detailed view of not only baseball, but of the hardships of living in 19th century America. I've read information about Hoss Radbourn and his contemporaries before, but I... Read morePublished 6 months ago by chris dail
Outstanding information about a late 19th century pitcher. Enjoy this easy to read book - perfect summer reading. A home run for sure.Published 6 months ago by thomas biblewski
today's players are a bunch of wusses. this is a great story of what life and baseball was like in the late 19th century.Published 7 months ago by Anthony Miller
Ed Achorn is a great baseball guy. This book is a must read. I'm sure in a few years, when my son is a little older, this will be a bedtime story. Part of his baseball education. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Keith P.