Harry N. Abrams, February 1997. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Good. Item #252140
This is an examination of the remarkable legacy of Charles M. Conlon who took thousands of photographs of the baseball heroes of his day, including stars such as Cy Young, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Christy Mathewson, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Honus Wagner, Home Run Baker, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams. His work covers the golden age of baseball, from 1904 to 1942, and captures the drama, power and human emotion of the game. The authors have supplied anecdotal captions.
During the golden age of baseball, from 1904 to 1942, Charles M. Conlon took thousands of pictures of the heroes of the day: Home Run Baker, Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, and many others. This volume offers the first comprehensive look at Conlon's remarkable legacy and features lively anecdotal captions packed with evocative stories and trivia. 205 photos. 6-page gatefold. Bound in grass green faux leather. Two lightly bumped corners (jacket and book). Other minor shelf wear.