The New England League by Charlie Bevis
A Baseball History 1855-1949

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This book delves deep into the history of the New England League, whose years of operation spanned six decades during the pivotal early years of minor league baseball. Author Charlie Bevis, an expert on New England's baseball past, explores the complex ties to the regional economy, especially to the textile industry, and discusses the pioneering experiments with playoffs, night baseball, and integration.

About Charlie Bevis

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Charlie Bevis is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research. He has written for Nine, The Cooperstown Symposium, The National Pastime and Base Ball. The author of several other McFarland baseball books, he is an adjunct instructor of English at Rivier College and lives in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
Published November 30, 2007 by McFarland. 317 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction