A Ball Player's Career Being the Personal Experiences and Reminiscensces of Adrian C. Anson
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A Ball Player's Career Being the Personal Experiences and Reminiscensces of Adrian C. Anson

By Adrian Constantine Anson
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, A Ball Player's Career, by Adrian C. Anson
    • E-text prepared by Jerry Kuntz as part of the Lawson's Progress Project, http://www.lawsonsprogress.com
  • A BALL PLAYER'S CAREER
    • Being the PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND REMINISCENCES of ADRIAN C. ANSON
      • Late Manager and Captain of the Chicago Base Ball Club
        • 1900
        • To My Father Henry Anson of Marshalltown, Iowa, to whose early training and sound advice I owe my fame
      • 1900
      • To My Father Henry Anson of Marshalltown, Iowa, to whose early training and sound advice I owe my fame
      • CHAPTER I. MY BIRTHPLACE AND ANCESTRY.
      • CHAPTER II. BOYHOOD DAYS AND MEMORIES.
      • CHAPTER III. SOME FACTS ABOUT THE NATIONAL GAME.
      • CHAPTER IV. FURTHER FACTS AND FIGURES.
      • CHAPTER V. THE GAME AT MARSHALLTOWN.
      • CHAPTER VI. MY EXPERIENCE AT ROCKFORD.
      • CHAPTER VII. WITH THE ATHLETICS OF PHILADELPHIA.
      • CHAPTER VIII. SOME MINOR DIVERSIONS.
      • CHAPTER IX. WE BALL PLAYERS GO ABROAD.
      • CHAPTER X. THE ARGONAUTS OF 1874.
      • CHAPTER XI. I WIN ONE PRIZE AND OTHERS FOLLOW.
      • CHAPTER XII. WITH THE NATIONAL LEAGUE.
      • CHAPTER XIII. FROM FOURTH PLACE TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP.
      • CHAPTER XIV. THE CHAMPIONS OF THE EARLY EIGHTIES.
      • CHAPTER XV. WE FALL DOWN AND CLIMB AGAIN.
      • CHAPTER XVI. BALL-PLAYERS EACH AND EVERY ONE.
      • CHAPTER XVII. WHILE FORTUNE FROWNS AND SMILES.
      • CHAPTER XVIII. FROM CHICAGO TO DENVER.
      • CHAPTER XIX. FROM DENVER TO SAN FRANCISCO.
      • CHAPTER XX. TWO WEEKS IN CALIFORNIA.
      • CHAPTER XXI. WE VISIT THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.
      • CHAPTER XXII. FROM HONOLULU TO AUSTRALIA.
      • CHAPTER XXIII. WITH OUR FRIENDS IN THE ANTIPODES.
      • CHAPTER XXIV. BASEBALL PLAYING AND SIGHTSEEING IN AUSTRALIA.
      • CHAPTER XXV. AFLOAT ON THE INDIAN SEA.
      • CHAPTER XXVI. FROM CEYLON TO EGYPT.
      • CHAPTER XXVII. IN THE SHADOW OF THE PYRAMIDS.
      • CHAPTER XXVIII. UNDER THE BLUE SKIES OF ITALY.
      • CHAPTER XXIX. OUR VISIT TO LA BELLE FRANCE.
      • CHAPTER XXX. THROUGH ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND.
      • CHAPTER XXXI. "HOME, SWEET HOME."
      • CHAPTER XXXII. THE REVOLT OF THE BROTHERHOOD.
      • CHAPTER XXXIII. MY LAST YEARS ON THE BALL FIELD.
      • CHAPTER XXXIV. IF THIS BE TREASON, MAKE THE MOST OF IT.
      • CHAPTER XXXV. HOW MY WINTERS WERE SPENT.
      • CHAPTER XXXVI. WITH THE KNIGHTS OF THE CUE.
      • CHAPTER XXXVII. NOT DEAD, BUT SLEEPING.
      • CHAPTER XXXVIII. L'ENVOI.
        • THE END.
      • THE END.
      • AMOS RUSIE'S PITCHING.
      • APPENDIX. SOME NEWSPAPER COMMENTS.
    • Late Manager and Captain of the Chicago Base Ball Club
      • 1900
      • To My Father Henry Anson of Marshalltown, Iowa, to whose early training and sound advice I owe my fame
    • 1900
    • To My Father Henry Anson of Marshalltown, Iowa, to whose early training and sound advice I owe my fame
    • CHAPTER I. MY BIRTHPLACE AND ANCESTRY.
    • CHAPTER II. BOYHOOD DAYS AND MEMORIES.
    • CHAPTER III. SOME FACTS ABOUT THE NATIONAL GAME.
    • CHAPTER IV. FURTHER FACTS AND FIGURES.
    • CHAPTER V. THE GAME AT MARSHALLTOWN.
    • CHAPTER VI. MY EXPERIENCE AT ROCKFORD.
    • CHAPTER VII. WITH THE ATHLETICS OF PHILADELPHIA.
    • CHAPTER VIII. SOME MINOR DIVERSIONS.
    • CHAPTER IX. WE BALL PLAYERS GO ABROAD.
    • CHAPTER X. THE ARGONAUTS OF 1874.
    • CHAPTER XI. I WIN ONE PRIZE AND OTHERS FOLLOW.
    • CHAPTER XII. WITH THE NATIONAL LEAGUE.
    • CHAPTER XIII. FROM FOURTH PLACE TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE CHAMPIONS OF THE EARLY EIGHTIES.
    • CHAPTER XV. WE FALL DOWN AND CLIMB AGAIN.
    • CHAPTER XVI. BALL-PLAYERS EACH AND EVERY ONE.
    • CHAPTER XVII. WHILE FORTUNE FROWNS AND SMILES.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. FROM CHICAGO TO DENVER.
    • CHAPTER XIX. FROM DENVER TO SAN FRANCISCO.
    • CHAPTER XX. TWO WEEKS IN CALIFORNIA.
    • CHAPTER XXI. WE VISIT THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.
    • CHAPTER XXII. FROM HONOLULU TO AUSTRALIA.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. WITH OUR FRIENDS IN THE ANTIPODES.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. BASEBALL PLAYING AND SIGHTSEEING IN AUSTRALIA.
    • CHAPTER XXV. AFLOAT ON THE INDIAN SEA.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. FROM CEYLON TO EGYPT.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. IN THE SHADOW OF THE PYRAMIDS.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. UNDER THE BLUE SKIES OF ITALY.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. OUR VISIT TO LA BELLE FRANCE.
    • CHAPTER XXX. THROUGH ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. "HOME, SWEET HOME."
    • CHAPTER XXXII. THE REVOLT OF THE BROTHERHOOD.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. MY LAST YEARS ON THE BALL FIELD.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. IF THIS BE TREASON, MAKE THE MOST OF IT.
    • CHAPTER XXXV. HOW MY WINTERS WERE SPENT.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. WITH THE KNIGHTS OF THE CUE.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. NOT DEAD, BUT SLEEPING.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. L'ENVOI.
      • THE END.
    • THE END.
    • AMOS RUSIE'S PITCHING.
    • APPENDIX. SOME NEWSPAPER COMMENTS.
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