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By Lew Freedman

 greater than a century in the past, the Philadelphia Athletics loved an excellent five-season run less than mythical supervisor Connie Mack, successful 3 global sequence and 4 pennants from 1910 via 1914. A’s stars resembling corridor of Famers Eddie Plank, Eddie Collins, Albert “Chief” Bender and Frank “Home Run” Baker are renowned between baseball aficionados—and this publication unearths extra approximately their lives and careers. Mack’s pivotal function in founding the crew and construction it right into a winning franchise—before he stunned the activities international by way of dismantling it—is coated, besides the appearance of the all-but-forgotten Federal League.

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