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The grand minor league an oral history of the old Pacific Coast League by Dick Dobbins

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Published by Woodford Press, Distributed to the trade by Andrews McMeel Universal in Emeryville, CA, Kansas City, MO .
Written in English


  • Pacific Coast League -- History.,
  • Minor league baseball -- United States -- History.,
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Interviews.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 318) and index.

StatementDick Dobbins.
LC ClassificationsGV875.P33 D63 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23020139M
ISBN 100942627539, 0942627512
LC Control Number99061467

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