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The 1972 Detroit Tigers : Billy Martin and the half-game champs

Author: Todd Masters
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"After winning the 1968 World Series, the Detroit Tigers looked to be sliding their way into obscurity. Though they still had some marquee players, including Kaline, Cash, Lolich and Freehan, the dynastic Baltimore Orioles seemed to have passed them by. Then Detroit hired manager Billy Martin whose managerial debut in 1969 ended in the league championship series"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Billy Martin; Billy Martin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Masters
ISBN: 9780786448203 0786448202
OCLC Number: 463284012
Description: vi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Todd Masters.

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After winning the 1968 Baseball World Championship, the Detroit Tigers looked to be sliding their way into obscurity. This book recounts how the hiring of manager Billy Martin changed that, and how  Read more...

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