New Book Gives In-Depth Look on Baseball History

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Author Allen LaMountain chronicles famous players who hailed from ‘Appalachian League Baseball.’

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The Appalachian baseball league was first founded in 1937 and as a rookie league of professional baseball. It is where most future Major League Baseball players get their first taste of professional baseball. In “Appalachian League Baseball” (published by Xlibris) author Allen LaMountain chronicles the league’s teams, cities and the many famous players who originally played in the Appalachian League.

“Appalachian League Baseball” is author Allen LaMountain’s highly entertaining book that provides biographical studies of the careers of a great many talented players and managers that rose to stardom in the baseball world. The author has covered the Appalachian League for over 16 years as a sportswriter and has witnessed first-hand the love these players have for the game of baseball and how they contributed to baseball lore.

This informative and interesting read was predominantly created by the author to show readers that the Appalachian League has not only been rich in talent but that it also has some of the best instructors and teachers of the game. “Appalachian League Baseball” is an engrossing addition to baseball’s rich history.

“Appalachian League Baseball”
By Allen LaMountain
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 314 pages | ISBN 9781499042832
Softcover | 6x9 in | 314 pages | ISBN 9781499042849
E-Book | 314 pages | ISBN 9781499042825
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Allen LaMountain has been a sportswriter in East Tennessee for 16 years for the Elizabethton Star and Bristol Herald-Courier. He has been married to wife Susan for over 30 years and they have six children and six grandchildren.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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