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When women played hardball

by Susan E. Johnson

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Seal Press, Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West in Seattle, [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • All-American Girls Professional Baseball League -- History,
    • Women baseball players -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-287).

      StatementSusan E. Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV875.A56 J64 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1414280M
      ISBN 101878067435
      LC Control Number93023645
      OCLC/WorldCa29255689

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