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Spalding's World Tour

The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe--and Made It America's Game

by Mark Lamster

Hardcover, 341 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $26 |

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Spalding's World Tour
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The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe--and Made It America's Game
Author
Mark Lamster

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Book Summary

Details the thirty thousand mile goodwill tour by Albert Goodwill Spalding and twenty of baseball's greatest players to introduce baseball and the American way of life to the world, and bring business to his nacent sporting goods company along the way.

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When Baseball Went Global: 'Spalding's World Tour'

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