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Title The greatest baseball stories ever told / edited and with an introduction by Jeff Silverman.

Publication Info. Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2001]
2001

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  796.357 GRE    AVAILABLE
Description x, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Introduction / Jeff Silverman -- Who's on first? / Abbott & Costello -- Wait till next year / Doris Kearns Goodwin -- The web of the game / Roger Angell -- Alibi Ike / Ring Lardner -- Ty Cobb's wild, ten-month fight to live / Al Stump -- Hub fins bid Kid adieu / John Updike -- Casey at the Congress -- Going to the moon / Bill Barich -- The birth of Joe Hardy / Douglass Wallop -- A Scotchman, a phantom, and a shiny blue jacket / Willie Morris -- On Jackie Robinson / Red Barber -- A Mickey Mantle Koan / David James Duncan -- The catch / Arnold Hano -- Old Well-Well / Zane Grey -- His most prized possession was that '54 Eddie / Ron Shelton -- Keith / Pete Hamill -- Baseball players called her Ma / James T. Farrell -- The pitcher and the plutocrat / P.G. Wodehouse -- One down, 713 to go / Damon Runyon -- Roger Maris / Jimmy Cannon -- Home run fever . Gary Smith -- Woman whiffs Ruth and Gehrig / William E. Brandt -- The silent season of a hero / Gay Talese -- A native son's thoughts / Richard Ben Cramer -- K as in Koufax / Vin Scully -- The rocky road of Pistol Pete / W.C. Heinz -- One vote for Morganna / Red Smith -- Yogi / Roy Blount, Jr. -- The thrill of the grass / W.P. Kinsella -- The green fields of the mind / A. Bartlett Giamatti.
Subject Baseball stories.
Baseball -- Anecdotes.
Baseball players.
Added Author Silverman, Jeff, 1950-
ISBN 158574364X
1592280838 paperback

 
    
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