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A Century Of Boston Sports

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Published by Northeastern University Press .
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    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Athletic Sports And Games,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Sports,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • General,
  • Boston,
  • Boston (Mass.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8573968M
    ISBN 101555534562
    ISBN 109781555534561
    OCLC/WorldCa44517916

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Richard A. Johnson has served as Curator of The Sports Museum since He has also authored or co-authored twenty three books including: “Unfinished Odyssey, The Life and Legend of Harry Agganis”,“Field of Our Fathers, An Illustrated History of Fenway Park”, “The Patriots, Yesterday and Today”, “The Boston Marathon”, “The Cubs,” "The American Game: Baseball.

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