The clown prince of baseball
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Published by WRS Pub. in Waco, Tex .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Patkin, Max.,
  • Baseball coaches -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Clowns -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Max Patkin and Stan Hochman.
ContributionsHochman, Stan.
LC ClassificationsGV865.P38 A3 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1432064M
ISBN 101567960367
LC Control Number93043574

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