A collection of essays relates the histories of each American League club, portrays outstanding personalities, and includes season records for each teamThe National League has in fact been the sole catalyst for true innovation and radical baseball experimentation (see the National League ... This subtle variation in the gamea#39;s format (removing the pitcher from the batting order and replacing him with a designated batter ... the gamea#39;s slide; renewed competitive balance achieved through free agency and divisional play were even more salubrious factors).
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball Team Histories|
|Author||:||Peter C. Bjarkman|
|Publisher||:||Mecklermedia - 1991|