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Johnny Kling

a baseball biography

by Gil Bogen

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kling, Johnny, d. 1947.,
    • Chicago Cubs (Baseball team),
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Jewish baseball players -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

      StatementGil Bogen ; foreword by Ernie Banks.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.K55 B64 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3420319M
      ISBN 100786424141
      LC Control Number2005037400
      OCLC/WorldCa62741461

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