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100 Baseball Icons

From the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Archive

Written by Kit HinrichsAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Kit Hinrichs
Text by Delphine HirasunaAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Delphine Hirasuna
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100 BASEBALL ICONS presents the treasures of the most famous repository of baseball memorabilia in the world, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Given access to the Hall's vast archives, award-winning photographer and lifelong baseball aficionado Terry Heffernan unearths artifacts that represent some of the outstanding achievements and legends in baseball history, including Babe Ruth's bat, "Shoeless Joe" Jackson's tattered shoes, and more. Heffernan's arresting compositions capture the beauty and magic of these charged objects, hitting home the excitement that has captivated fans for more than a century.

A commemorative collection of 100 photographs of baseball memorabilia from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and museum. In 2006, a record 76 million fans attended Major League Baseball games.
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"Elegant color photos of . . . legendary baseball memorabilia, all enshrined at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., make this classy collection almost as good as being there in person."
-American Profile online "Our Pick"

"...objects of legend for fans of the 'national pastime'."-Alaska Airlines Magazine

"...a choice little gift item."-BookPage

"...a beautiful collection of Heffernan's imagery, Hirasuna's compelling descriptions, and Hinrichs' clean, modern layout."
-mlb.com the official site of Major League Baseball

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