Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company, 1911. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition. 8vo. 218 pp. 16 photographic plates including portraits of Hall of Famers Jim O'Rourke, John McGraw, Connie Mack and Hugh Jennings as well as other notable minor league officials and a composite team portrait of the Charlotte Base Ball Club of 1902. Publisher's light brown cloth with green, red & white illustrated front cover; black lettering & illustration to spine. Fine condition with a hint of wear; the nicest copy we've seen. Item #14498
The book begins with a contemporary history of the minor leagues and continues with a large section of photo-illustrated memoirs & anecdotes concerning the famous & the unknown in the American, Western, Texas, Carolina and Central Associations as well as the rest of the Minor Leagues throughout the U.S. It concludes with mileage tables within all the Leagues.