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1961* : the Inside Story of the Maris-Mantle Home Run Chase.

Author: Phil Pepe
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2011.
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Before Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, and Sammy Sosa, there was Roger Maris, the reluctant home run king who electrified the baseball world with one of the most unforgettable seasons the sport has ever known. Born in Hibbing, Minnesota, and raised in Fargo, North Dakota, Maris was a small-town boy who unwillingly became a New York Yankee when he was traded by the Kansas City Athletics. Almost immediately, he was thrust  Read more...
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Pepe, Phil.
1961* : The Inside Story of the Maris-Mantle Home Run Chase.
Chicago : Triumph Books, ©2011
Named Person: Roger Maris; Mickey Mantle; Mickey Mantle; Roger Maris
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Pepe
ISBN: 9781617495090 1617495093 1306061687 9781306061681 9781617495076 1617495077
OCLC Number: 773565511
Description: 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Fargo; Chapter Two: Moving Up; Chapter Th ree: Indian Summer; Chapter Four: Broadway Bound; Chapter Five: MVP; Chapter Six: Major Changes; Chapter Seven: Slow Start; Chapter Eight: Crouching Tiger; Chapter Nine: M & M; Chapter Ten: *; Chapter Eleven: Stadium Bunting; Chapter Twelve: Streaking; Chapter Th irteen: Big Game Hunting; Chapter Fourteen: Boo!; Chapter Fifteen: Chicago Hope; Chapter Sixteen: Brotherly Love; Chapter Seventeen: Mantle Quits; Chapter Eighteen: Ill Wind; Chapter Nineteen: Hair-Raising. Chapter Twenty: Dr. FeelgoodChapter Twenty-One: Going Like 60; Chapter Twenty-Two: Gone Fishing; Chapter Twenty-Th ree: I Got You Babe!; Epilogue I; Epilogue II; Epilogue III; Sources; Back Cover.

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Before Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds, and Sammy Sosa, there was Roger Maris, the reluctant home run king who electrified the baseball world with one of the most unforgettable seasons the sport has ever known. Born in Hibbing, Minnesota, and raised in Fargo, North Dakota, Maris was a small-town boy who unwillingly became a New York Yankee when he was traded by the Kansas City Athletics. Almost immediately, he was thrust into the glare of the big-city lights and found himself pursuing one of the most prestigious and most celebrated of all baseball records: Babe Ruth's single-season home run mark of.

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