100 BASEBALL ICONS presents the treasures of the most famous repository of baseball memorabilia in the world, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Given access to the Hall’s vast archives, award-winning photographer and lifelong baseball aficionado Terry Heffernan unearths artifacts that represent some of the outstanding achievements and legends in baseball history, including Babe Ruth’s bat, "Shoeless Joe" Jackson’s tattered shoes, and more. Heffernan’s arresting compositions capture the beauty and magic of these charged objects, hitting home the excitement that has captivated fans for more than a century.
A commemorative collection of 100 photographs of baseball memorabilia from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and museum. In 2006, a record 76 million fans attended Major League Baseball games.
KIT HINRICHS is considered one of the world's most influential graphic designers and is partner in the global design firm Pentagram. He has more than 3,000 Stars and Stripes artifacts in his collection, which has been exhibited at the American… More about Kit Hinrichs
Hardcover | $19.95
Published by Ten Speed Press Apr 01, 2008| 112 Pages| 9 x 9| ISBN 9781580089166
"Elegant color photos of . . . legendary baseball memorabilia, all enshrined at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., make this classy collection almost as good as being there in person." -American Profile online "Our Pick"
"…objects of legend for fans of the ‘national pastime’."-Alaska Airlines Magazine
"…a choice little gift item."-BookPage
"…a beautiful collection of Heffernan’s imagery, Hirasuna’s compelling descriptions, and Hinrichs’ clean, modern layout." -mlb.com the official site of Major League Baseball