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  • Author:
    Paul Batesel
  • ISBN:
    0786427825
  • ISBN13:
    978-0786427826
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    McFarland & Company (February 14, 2007)
  • Pages:
    215 pages
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In 1916, over 500 men played in a major league game.

In 1916, over 500 men played in a major league game. Many of those players' names are inseparable from baseball-39 are members of the Hall of Fame-while others have only one line in the record books. Some enjoyed highly productive careers after leaving the game; others lacked the temperament, skills or opportunities to find success after baseball. The main body of the work, a biographical dictionary, is arranged alphabetically, and each entry includes career and biographical information, statistics, post-baseball accomplishments and death. Many rare photographs accompany the text.

Baseball Prodigies: Best Major League Seasons by Players Under 21. McFarland. Batesel, Paul (2007). Major League Baseball Players of 1916: A Biographical Dictionary. p. 73. ISBN 9780786427826. Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors). Dick Hoblitzell at Find a Grave.

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A Biographical Dictionary. In 1916, over 500 men played in a major league game. This book is the first to focus on a representative group of major leaguers, the Class of 1916, in seeking answers to the questions Who was the average major leaguer in the late deadball era?

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McFarland Publishing is known for more in-depth books about single topic. They take something as broad as baseball and breaks down the game into tiny molecules, like a biographical dictionary of baseball player of 1916. Some of the players of 1916 are Cy Young, Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Dutch Leonard, Walter Johnson, Rube Foster, Ty Cobb, Mordecai Brown, Cheif Bender, and many more. Paul Batesel has a keen eye for intriguing facts that even the most knowledgeable fans didn’t know. I like the emphasis on the players careers after baseball.

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In 1916, over 500 men played in a major league game. Many of those players' names are inseparable from baseball--39 are members of the Hall of Fame--while others have only one line in the record books. Some enjoyed highly productive careers after leaving the game; others lacked the temperament, skills or opportunities to find success after baseball. This book is the first to focus on a representative group of major leaguers, the Class of 1916, in seeking answers to the questions Who was the average major leaguer in the late deadball era? What was his background? and What became of him when his playing days ended? Introductory chapters offer background information on the era and discuss the 1916 season; provide information on the players' ethnic and geographic origins, ages, and average physical sizes; chart player performance; and summarize post-playing careers and mortality statistics for the group. The main body of the work, a biographical dictionary, is arranged alphabetically, and each entry includes career and biographical information, statistics, post-baseball accomplishments and death. Many rare photographs accompany the text.