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Crosley field

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Published by Arcadia in Charleston, SC .
Written in English



  • Ohio,
  • Cincinnati


  • Crosley Field (Cincinnati, Ohio) -- History.,
  • Crosley Field (Cincinnati, Ohio) -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Cincinnati Reds (Baseball team) -- Pictorial works.,
  • Baseball players -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Pictorial works.,
  • Baseball fields -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIrwin J. Cohen.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesImages of baseball.
LC ClassificationsGV416.O32 C64 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3435975M
ISBN 100738533874
LC Control Number2005279808

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