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Description: Baseball's Golden Age:

  • This volume is the first publication to reproduce Conlon's photographs as fine art and to give his remarkable legacy for all American baseball fans.
  • Hardcover
  • 198 pages

Brand: Harry N. Abrams

Measurements: 11" x 10¾"

Care: Wipe with a dry cloth

Published: September 1, 2011

Official book description:

Ty Cobb slides into third in a flurry of dust and spikes. Home Run Baker, young and strong, takes batting practice while his teammates stand in awe. Wee Willie Keeler and Cy Young, Babe Ruth and Dizzy Dean, Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams--these and other American heroes take the field in Baseball's Golden Age: The Photographs of Charles M. Conlon.

From 1904 to 1942, Conlon photographed it all, creating some of baseball's most famous photographs, but the photographer himself has remained practically unknown. This volume is the first publication to reproduce Conlon's photographs as fine art and to give his remarkable legacy its due. Selected and printed from the Conlon negatives in the archives of The Sporting News, 205 dazzling images fill the pages of Baseball's Golden Age.

The glory of that time shines through in the text as well, as author Neal McCabe has assembled wonderful, evocative stories that bring these legendary baseball heroes to life. Baseball's Golden Age continues to please all fans of baseball--past, present, and future.

Material: Paper

Care: Wipe with a dry cloth

Brand: Abrams