WorldCat Identities

Thomson, Bobby 1923-2010

Works: 21 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 1,791 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV875.G53, 796.3570979461
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bobby Thomson
Few and chosen : defining Giants greatness across the eras by Bobby Thomson( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baseball great Bobby Thomson selects his all-time Giants team-five players at each position plus the top five managers-covering the team's more than 100-year history in two cities, New York and San Francisco
Eye on New York( Visual )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"[Program] is a searching weekly half-hour program encompassing phases of life in the city--a study of its people, their problems, their pleasures, politics, and philosophies. Its purpose is public service through public information. Moderator of the program is Bill Leonard, who has been covering New York City for CBS Television and Radio for twelve years. Such events as the departure of the Dodgers from New York have been developed in detail."--1957 Peabody Digest. This episode is a retrospective about the New York Giants and was broadcast prior to the team's impending move to San Francisco. Program includes early film footage of World Series games against the Yankees in 1921 and the Cleveland Indians in 1954. Also included are interviews with John J. McGraw, Frank Frisch, Bill Terry and Mel Ott. In addition to showing footage of players, Willie Mays and Bobby Thomson, among others, are interviewed in the studio
The Brooklyn Dodgers the original America's team( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
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Few and chosen : defining Giants greatness across the eras
Alternative Names
Thomson, Robert, 1923-2010

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English (36)

Miracle ball : my hunt for the Shot heard 'round the worldThe home run heard 'round the world : the dramatic story of the 1951 Giants-Dodgers pennant raceThe Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!The echoing green [the untold story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca, and the shot heard round the world]The real Bobby Dazzler : the Bobby Thomson story