Spalding's World Tour (Hardcover)

A Gilded Age Adventure and the Birth of Modern Baseball

By Mark Lamster

PublicAffairs, 9781586483111, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

List Price: 26.00*
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Description

For Father's Day and the baseball season: This Gilded Age adventure of a great showman, an extraordinary voyage, and 19th century baseball could well be titled "Around the World in Eighty Games"



About the Author

Mark Lamster is senior acquisitions editor at Princeton Architectural Press in New York. His writing on baseball, history, design, and architecture has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the New York Times Book Review, Metropolis, I.D., and Architecture. Lamster lives in New York City and is an active member of the Society of American Baseball Research.