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The Detroit Wolverines: The Rise and Wreck of a National League Champion, 1881-1888

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The Detroit Wolverines: The Rise and Wreck of a National League Champion, 1881-1888 - Martin, Brian
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The Detroit Tigers were founding members of the American League and have been the Motor City's team for more than a century. But the Wolverines were the city's first major league club, playing in the National League beginning in 1881 and capturing the pennant in 1887. Playing in what was then one of the best ballparks in America, during an era when Detroit was known as the "Paris of the West," the team battled hostile National League owners and struggled with a fickle fan base to become world champions, before financial ...

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The Detroit Wolverines: The Rise and Wreck of a National League Champion, 1881-1888 2017, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9781476665078

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