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Berkow, Ira

Overview
Works: 40 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 8,817 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Case studies  Humor 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Editor
Classifications: GV742.42.S54, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ira Berkow
Red : a biography of Red Smith by Ira Berkow ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hank Greenberg, the story of my life by Hank Greenberg ( Book )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once in a great while there appears a baseball player who transcends the game and earns universal admiration from his fellow players, from fans, and from the American people. Such a man was Hank Greenberg, whose dynamic life and legendary career are among baseball's most inspiring stories. The Story of My Life tells the story of this extraordinary man in his own words, describing his childhood as the son of Eastern European immigrants in New York; his spectacular baseball career as one of the greatest home-run hitters of all time and later as a manager and owner; his heroic service in W
Red Smith on baseball : the game's greatest writer on the game's greatest years by Red Smith ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects the best of Red Smith's writings on baseball from the 1940s through 1981
Rockin' steady; a guide to basketball & cool by Walt Frazier ( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A New York Knick talks about basketball, his life, and being cool
The minority quarterback, and other lives in sports by Ira Berkow ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition to his celebrated story of a white quarterback at an all-black college in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Berkow looks at a variety of sport's winners and losers, funny and tragic and inspiring, from the ballpark to the boxing ring
Maxwell Street : survival in a bazaar by Ira Berkow ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carew by Rod Carew ( Book )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rod Carew tells the personal story of his rise from a city sandlot team in the Bronx through the minor leagues to his unparalled achievements as baseball's leading hitter
Court vision : unexpected views on the lure of basketball by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author "presents a unique look at America's premier sport--and its fans--through interviews with a remarkable cross section of widely known and extraordinarily accomplished individuals in a variety of fields, who explain what the lure of basketball is for them. Berkow talked with Chris Rock, Woody Allen, Tom Brokaw, Saul Bellow, Johnnie Cochran Jr., Walter Matthau, Nikki Giovanni, Donald Trump, Julia Child, Frank Stella, Erica Jong, Grover Washington Jr., Seiji Ozawa, and Sharon Stone, among others, to uncover fresh, funny, controversial, and often surprising opinions about the teams and players who make the game intriguing."--From book jacket
Beyond the dream : occasional heroes of sports by Ira Berkow ( Book )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brief biographical sketches of personalities from every aspect of sports
The man who robbed the Pierre : the story of Bobby Comfort by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The corporal was a pitcher : the courage of Lou Brissie by Ira Berkow ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Doc, I'll take my chances." With those words, Lou Brissie turned down what was described as the only way of saving his life, the amputation of his leg after a World War II artillery barrage. This is the moving story of a veteran's determination to pursue his dream of pitching in the big leagues, no matter how difficult the rehabilitation and how slim his chances. Library Journal Reviews
Jews and baseball an American love story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... portrays the contributions of Jewish major leaguers and the special meaning that baseball has had in the lives of American Jews. More than a film about sports, this is a story of immigration, assimilation, bigotry, heroism, the passing on of traditions, and the shattering of stereotypes."--Container
The gospel according to Casey : Casey Stengel's inimitable, instructional, historical baseball book by Casey Stengel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casey Stengel talks about his philosophy on the various aspects of baseball and comments from former players
Pitchers do get lonely, and other sports stories by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains eighty-five newspaper columns devoted to sports published over the last decade
How to talk Jewish by Jackie Mason ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hank Greenberg : hall-of-fame slugger by Ira Berkow ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the powerful home run hitter who became the first Jewish player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
Oscar Robertson: the golden year, 1964 by Ira Berkow ( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The DuSable Panthers : the greatest, blackest, saddest team from the meanest street in Chicago by Ira Berkow ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the 1954 Illinois High School State Championship basketball game between the DuSable Panthers, the first all-black team to make the finals, and a team from Mount Vernon High School
Wrigley Field : an oral and narrative history of the home of the Chicago Cubs by Ira Berkow ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tribute to the one and only, written by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ira Berkow, is timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field in 2014. Wrigley Field brilliantly and beautifully documents the stadiums entire career through a decade by decade account, a priceless collection of historical photographs and memorabilia, and vivid first person reminiscences of the people to whom this great place has meant so much. Notable fans interviewed for this book include Barack Obama, Scott Turow, Joe Mantegna, Sara Paretsky, Jim Bouton, and George F. Will, among others
Summers at Shea Tom Seaver loses his overcoat and other Mets stories by Ira Berkow ( )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Culled from 50 years' worth of columns from one of the country's most popular sportswriters, this work stands as a remarkable collection of opinions that is guaranteed to delight Mets fans of all ages. Former New York Times columnist Ira Berkow captures the spirit of the Mets in this unforgettable collection of opinions, stories, and observations from his long and distinguished career as he interviews and comments on the team. From memories of inaugural franchise manager Casey Stengel and Hall of Famer Tom Seaver to reflections on ace Johan Santana and the superstar David Wright, this collection combines Berkow's eye for detail with the comedy and drama revealed by the subjects themselves, bringing to life Mets' personalities from the last half century
 
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English (67)
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