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Monday, May 11, 2015

The Birth of the American League and How it Transformed the Game – The Hardball Times

Why did the American League succeed where its predecessors (or, in the case of the Federal League, successor) failed? And how did this series of competing leagues driving each other out of business give way to the coalition of the National and American Leagues that form Major League Baseball as we know it today?

Jim Furtado Posted: May 11, 2015 at 10:12 AM | 4 comment(s)
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