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History of United States Cricket - United States Cricket in the 19th Century, United States Cricket in the 20th Century (Paperback) Loot Price: R276
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History of United States Cricket - United States Cricket in the 19th Century, United States Cricket in the 20th Century (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: United States Cricket in the 19th Century, United States Cricket in the 20th Century, United States Cricket in the 21st Century, Philadelphian Cricket Team, Australian Cricket Team in England and North America in 1878, Staten Island Cricket Club, Major League Cricket, Philadelphian Cricket Team in England in 1897, Pro Cricket, England Cricket Team in North America in 1859, Chicago Tornadoes, Philadelphian Cricket Team in Jamaica in 1908-09, New Jersey Fire, San Francisco Freedom, New York Storm, Florida Thunder, Texas Arrow Heads, D.c. Forward, Los Angeles Unity. Excerpt: The Philadelphian cricket team was a team that represented Philadelphia in first-class cricket between 1878 and 1913. Even with the United States having played the first ever international cricket match against Canada in 1844, the sport began a slow decline in the country. This decline was furthered by the rise in popularity of baseball. In Philadelphia, however, the sport remained very popular and from the end of the 19th century until the outbreak of World War I, the city produced a first class team that rivaled many others in the world. The team was composed of players from the four chief cricket clubs in PhiladelphiaGermantown, Merion, Belmont, and Philadelphia. Players from smaller clubs, such as Tioga and Moorestown, and local colleges, such as Haverford and Penn, also played for the Philadelphians. Over its 35 years, the team played in 88 first-class cricket matches. Of those, 29 were won, 45 were lost, 13 were drawn and one game was abandoned before completion. George Patterson still holds the North American batting record with 271When R.A. Fitzgerald's team from England toured North America in 1872, they played a match against Philadelphia over three days beginnin... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=7106570

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-85101-1
Barcode: 9781157851011
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LSN: 1-157-85101-0

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