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Baseball"s greatest insults a humorous collection of the game"s most outrageous, abusive, and irreverent remarks

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Kevin Nelson.
ContributionsNelson, Kevin, 1953-
LC ClassificationsGV867.3 .B36 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2839445M
ISBN 10067147975X
LC Control Number84001243

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