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A Ball Player's Career

by Adrian C. Anson

In this, Anson tells the story of his life and career, from his childhood in Iowa to his rise to fame as a player and manager for the Chicago White Stockings. Anson's memoir is a fascinating look at the world of baseball in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and offers insights into the challenges and triumphs of a life dedicated to the game. He describes the many obstacles he faced as a young player, including racism and discrimination, and shares his strategies for success on the field. Throughout the book, Anson emphasizes the importance of hard work, dedication, and sportsmanship, and offers valuable advice for young players who aspire to greatness. He also provides vivid descriptions of the baseball games and personalities of his time, and offers an intimate glimpse into the inner workings of one of the greatest teams in baseball history. "A Ball Player's Career" remains a beloved classic of baseball literature, and continues to be read and enjoyed by fans of the game around the world. Anson's memoir is a testament to the enduring appeal of baseball, and a powerful reminder of the values of hard work, dedication, and fair play that have made the game a beloved American institution.

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Adrian Constantine Anson was a notable American baseball player and manager who lived from 1852 to 1922. He was born in Iowa and grew up in Marshalltown, where he began playing baseball as a young...

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