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Sandy Koufax.

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Koufax, Sandy, 1935-

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGrosset sports library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.K67 M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5984688M
    LC Control Number66014281


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