1 edition of Finding baseball"s next Clemente found in the catalog.
Finding baseball"s next Clemente
Roger A. Bruns
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (page 191-198) and index.
|Series||Intersections of race, ethnicity, and culture, Intersections of race, ethnicity, and culture|
|LC Classifications||GV880.22 .B78 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 216 pages|
|Number of Pages||216|
|LC Control Number||2015005593|
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