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Baseball science

James Bow

Baseball science

by James Bow

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Crabtree Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sports sciences -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJames Bow.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesSports science
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV867.5 .B685 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22671676M
    ISBN 109780778745518, 9780778745341
    LC Control Number2008046274

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