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Snider, Duke 1926-2011

Overview
Works: 65 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 1,468 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Sports television programs  Drama  Radio sports events 
Subject Headings: Baseball players 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV865.S55, B
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Few and chosen : defining Dodger greatness across the eras by Duke Snider( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke Snider, former Dodgers great and Hall of Famer who played on both coasts, selects the top five players at each position and the top five Dodgers managers in this exciting compilation. Evoking cherished memories of one of the richest histories in sports and spotlighting the luminescent talent that has worn Dodgers blue, the book includes profiles of Zach Wheat, Burleigh Grimes, Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax, Gil Hodges, Steve Garvey, and Fernando Valenzuela
Voices of baseball's shot heard round the world by Bobby Thompson( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 3, 1951, the New York Giants' Bobby Thomson hit a dramatic ninth inning game-winning home run off the Brooklyn Dodgers' Ralph Branca at the Polo Grounds in the decisive third game of a three-game playoff to win the National League pennant. It would be known in baseball lore as the "Shot Heard 'Round the World." The game-the first ever televised nationally-was seen by millions of viewers across America and heard on radio by millions more, including thousands of American servicemen stationed in Korea, listening on Armed Forces Radio
Baseball. the golden age of America's game( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was a time of legends, forged in sunny ballparks and over the crackling waves of exciting new technologies like radio and television. Babe Ruth. Lou Gehrig. Jackie Robinson. Joe DiMaggio. Duke Snider. Willie Mays. Mickey Mantle. These names have become synonymous with greatness, and the men who bore them all played key roles in making baseball America's National Pastime. This ... video-book takes a nostalgic and in-depth look at Baseball's Golden Age."--Container
Atomic T.V.( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two documentary films produced by the U.S. government focus on how to survive an atomic attack. Duck and Cover teaches elementary school children how to protect themselves during an atomic attack while Survival under Atomic Attack explains the dangers of the atom bomb and survival skills to adults. The Future is Now focuses on technological advances in the early '50's predicting the invention of new electronic household devices, computers and demonstrates future uses of nuclear power and solar energy. The Captain Midnight episode demonstrates how this superhero survives an atom bomb explosion by hiding in an air raid shelter
The Brooklyn Dodgers : the original America's team( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... an intimate biographical look at four men who were the heart and soul of a sports dynasty [the Brooklyn Dodgers] ... It also examines the political and social forces of the time, the factors and personalities behind the team's move to California, and the unique place the Dodgers had, and have, in the hearts of its fans ... Dodger and American history, from the 1940's through the early 1960's"--Summary from 1996 Peabody Digest. Profiles the life of Duke Snider. Includes archival and home movie footage and interviews with friends, family, and associates
The Brooklyn Dodgers : the original America's team( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... examines the political and social forces of the time, the factors and personalities behind the team's move to California, and the unique place the Dodgers had, and have, in the hearts of its fans ... Dodger and American history, from the 1940's through the early 1960's"--Summary from 1996 Peabody Digest. Profiles the social and political climate of 1950's Brooklyn and Los Angeles that led to the Dodgers and NY Giants moves to California. Includes archival footage and interviews with players, fans, authors and others
The Duke of Flatbush by Duke Snider( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Famous moments in sports( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Compilation of old time radio shows covering sports and sports personalities from the 1930's, 1940's, and 1950's. Mel Allen covers moments in baseball featuring Yankee slugger Babe Ruth, Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell, Cincinnati pitcher Johnny Vander Meer on his successive no-hit games, Lou Gerhig's retirement, hits by Yankees' "Cookie" Lavagetto and Joe DiMaggio, Ruth's final address to Yankees fans as he dies of cancer, Russ Hodges calling Bobby Thompson's home run to win the 1951 pennant for the Giants, and Ralph Branca the losing pitcher with Duke Snider commenting with Eddie Stanky and manager Leo Durocher. Dodger Roy Campanella wishes the Giants well. Don Dunphy narrates a look at the world of boxing featuring Jack Dempsey on his fight with Jess Willard, the Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney fight "long count", the Joe Louis vs. Tommy Farr fight and the Louis vs. Max Schmeling 1939 knockout in two minutes, Louis' inductions into the U.S. Army, then more Louis fights after the war. Clem McCarthy narrates a feature about college football including Roy Riegels wrong-way run for California against Georgia Tech in the 1929 Rose Bowl, and a news bulletin on the Pearl Harbor attack interrupting a pro football game. Marty Glickman looks at the 1936 Olympics, the success of Jesse Owens, and Roger Bannister's four minute mile in 1954. Clem McCarthy covers horse racing
Classic commercials of the 50's & 60's( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of uncut TV commercials from the fifties and sixties featuring children's toys, phonograph records, television sets, shampoos, dry cereals, mouthwash, pain relievers, cigarettes, Life magazine and more
[Giants defeat Dodgers for the 1951 pennant]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Few and Chosen Dodgers : Defining Dodgers Greatness Across the Eras by Duke Snider( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke Snider, former Dodgers great and Hall of Famer who played on both coasts, selects the top five players at each position and the top five Dodgers managers in this exciting compilation. Evoking cherished memories of one of the richest histories in sports and spotlighting the luminescent talent that has worn Dodgers blue, the book includes profiles of Zach Wheat, Burleigh Grimes, Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax, Gil Hodges, Steve Garvey, and Fernando Valenzuela
Play ball : motion and forces by Bob White( Visual )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to basic skills for baseball and softball players of all ages
 
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Few and chosen : defining Dodger greatness across the eras
Alternative Names
Duke of Flatbush 1926-2011

Duke Snider Amerikaans honkballer (1926-2011)

Duke Snider giocatore di baseball statunitense

Duke Snider joueur de base-ball américain

Duke Snider US-amerikanischer Baseballspieler

Snider, D.

Snider, Edwin Donald 1926-

Snider, Edwin Donald 1926-2011

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