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Author Boston, Talmage, 1953-

Title Baseball and the baby boomer : a history, commentary, and memoir / Talmage Boston ; foreword by Frank Deford ; preface by Lou Brock.

Publication Info. Houston, Tex. : Bright Sky Press, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Streator PL Second Floor - SRBB-3  796.357 BOS    AVAILABLE
Description 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mickey Mantle and Jimmy Piersall : the dark side of fathers and sons playing catch -- Yaz and the impossible dream : remembering baseball at its best -- Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey : the elegant dance -- Nolan Ryan : baby boomer symbol of the game -- Bart Giamatti : baseball's lyricist -- Cooperstown and the Hall of Fame : the magic of baseball's home plate -- Roger Maris : the man, his record, and the steroids controversy -- Friends in the game : a writer, a minister, a cardiologist, and a goodwill ambassador -- First person perspective : time in the sun with my son and then time by myself.
Chronological Term 1900 - 2099
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Baseball. (OCoLC)fst00827904
Geburtenstarker Jahrgang.
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781933979267 (jacketed hardcover alkaline paper)
1933979267 (jacketed hardcover alkaline paper)

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