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Thu Oct 16 18:04:38 2014 UTClccn-n500080690.06Beyond the dream : occasional heroes of sports /0.201.00Ira Berkow collection,8627568Ira_Berkown 5000806943602lccn-n82020228Smith, Red1905-1982lccn-n85359814Greenberg, Hanklccn-n50001642Detroit Tigers (Baseball team)lccn-n50025489Frazier, Walt1945-lccn-n83021319Minnesota Twins (Baseball team)lccn-n80001230Carew, Rod1945-lccn-n85280818Comfort, Robert Anthony1932-lccn-n2008065703Brissie, Loulccn-n92004956Howard, Ron1954-lccn-n85194357Rosen, AlBerkow, IraBiographyHistoryJuvenile worksMiscellaneaCase studiesHumorUnited StatesBaseball playersSportswritersBasketballSmith, Red,BaseballDetroit Tigers (Baseball team)Greenberg, HankAthletesJewsBerkow, IraBasketball playersFrazier, Walt,Minorities in sportsSportsIllinois--Chicago--Maxwell StreetStreetsIllinois--ChicagoCarew, Rod,Minnesota Twins (Baseball team)CelebritiesBrigands and robbersComfort, Robert Anthony,RobberyNew York (State)World War (1939-1945)Baseball players with disabilitiesVeteransJewish baseball playersStengel, CaseyBaseball managersBaseball--PhilosophyJewish wit and humorYiddish language--PronunciationYiddish languageRobertson, Oscar,DuSable High SchoolIllinoisChicago Cubs (Baseball team)Wrigley Field (Chicago, Ill.)New York Mets (Baseball team)Yiddish language--Terms and phrases--DictionariesIllinois--Chicago--Near West Side194019641971197219741975197719781979198219861987198819891990199119921996199720002001200220042006200720082009201020112013201488174092BGV742.42.S54ocn689998407ocn81252469211177ocn013186477book19860.22Berkow, IraRed : a biography of Red SmithBiography+-+25951785357708ocn018587835book19890.21Greenberg, HankHank Greenberg, the story of my lifeHistoryBiographyOnce 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+-+65798972066962ocn042667777book20000.21Smith, RedRed Smith on baseball : the game's greatest writer on the game's greatest yearsHistoryCollects the best of Red Smith's writings on baseball from the 1940s through 1981+-+24378111066398ocn003256045book19740.21Frazier, WaltRockin' steady; a guide to basketball & coolA New York Knick talks about basketball, his life, and being cool+-+81703255165481ocn047927703book20020.24Berkow, IraThe minority quarterback, and other lives in sportsMiscellaneaIn 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+-+47798111065284ocn003169670book19770.24Berkow, IraMaxwell Street : survival in a bazaarBiography4422ocn004494618book19790.17Carew, RodCarewBiographyRod 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+-+44552116353432ocn043227570book20000.19Berkow, IraCourt vision : unexpected views on the lure of basketballThe 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+-+17931633153153ocn042215776book19750.06Berkow, IraBeyond the dream : occasional heroes of sportsJuvenile worksBiographyBrief biographical sketches of personalities from every aspect of sports+-+40406785353132ocn016171214book19870.18Berkow, IraThe man who robbed the Pierre : the story of Bobby ComfortBiographyCase studies3044ocn244420813book20080.16Berkow, IraThe corporal was a pitcher : the courage of Lou BrissieBiography"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+-+29563255162893ocn708661731visu20100.18Jews and baseball an American love storyHistoryBiography" ... 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."--Container2751ocn024590606book19920.18Stengel, CaseyThe gospel according to Casey : Casey Stengel's inimitable, instructional, historical baseball bookBiographyCasey Stengel talks about his philosophy on the various aspects of baseball and comments from former players2272ocn017547189book19880.19Berkow, IraPitchers do get lonely, and other sports storiesContains eighty-five newspaper columns devoted to sports published over the last decade2023ocn022493293book19900.20Mason, JackieHow to talk JewishHumor+-+31872576851792ocn022210150book19910.06Berkow, IraHank Greenberg : hall-of-fame sluggerHistoryJuvenile worksBiographyA biography of the powerful home run hitter who became the first Jewish player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame+-+71285127351723ocn000156012book19640.23Berkow, IraOscar Robertson: the golden year, 19641621ocn003972077book19780.06Berkow, IraThe DuSable Panthers : the greatest, blackest, saddest team from the meanest street in ChicagoJuvenile worksBiographyAn 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 School1261ocn864533316book20140.15Berkow, IraWrigley Field : an oral and narrative history of the home of the Chicago CubsHistoryThis 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 others1132ocn829177768file20130.16Berkow, IraSummers at Shea Tom Seaver loses his overcoat and other Mets storiesHistoryCulled 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 century5063ocn036200927book19970.26Berkow, IraTo the hoop : the seasons of a basketball lifeBiographyNew York Times sports columnist Ira Berkow tells of a year in his life in which he played pickup basketball in city playgrounds and famous arenas. Includes his experiences with legendary players and coaches+-+30493501952753ocn061309324book20060.25Berkow, IraFull swing : hits, runs and errors in a writer's lifeBiographyA personal memoir traces the "New York Times" sportswriter's journey through his unpromising educational years to become a writer, describing his father's influence on his character, his discovery of his writing passion, and his relationships with such individuals as columnist Red Smith, Hall of Fame coach Red Holzman, and Michael Jordan+-+743181110611ocn021267940visu19770.10Ira Berkow: American syndicated columnistPortraits11ocn052291700mix1.00Berkow, IraIra Berkow collectionArchivesSourcesThis collection consists of tapes and transcripts collected for the book, Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar. The interviews pertain to the Maxwell St. Market, the Near West Side neighborhood, Jewish immigrants, sweatshop labor and tenement housing+-+2437811106+-+2437811106Thu Oct 16 15:29:40 EDT 2014batch18300