The Emerald Diamond: How the Irish Transformed America's Greatest Pastime (Hardcover)

How the Irish Transformed America's Greatest Pastime

By Charley Rosen

Harper, 9780062089885, 320pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2012

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From "Casey at the Bat" to Connie Mack to the Irish Sports Hall of Fame, here is the first-ever full history of the Irish people's impact on America's favorite past time, from its earliest years to its most significant milestones today. New York Times bestselling sportswriter Charlie Rosen, author of The Bullpen Diaries and More than Just a Game, delivers a one-of-a-kind instant classic perfect "for anyone who is Irish and loves baseball." In the words of Jay P. Dolan, author of The Irish Americans, "The Emerald Diamond is a must read. It is a remarkable story about the achievements of the Irish throughout the history of baseball in America.
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