Brooklyn Dodgers in Cuba

Cover of: Brooklyn Dodgers in Cuba | Jim Vitti

Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, S.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Spring training (Baseball),
  • Baseball,
  • Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team),
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJim Vitti
SeriesImages of baseball
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV875.B7 V58 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24847353M
ISBN 109780738574271
LC Control Number2010935095

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Instead of being about the Brooklyn Dodgers like I thought it was going to be about, it covers other major league teams and players that played in Cuba for spring training.

There are also some photos of Cuban players and teams in the Cuban leagues. I was disappointed after looking at the book. It's ok for a history of baseball in Cuba/5(3). Brooklyn Dodgers in Cuba (Images of Baseball) - Kindle edition by Vitti, Jim.

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