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The baseball book

Author: Rob Fleder
Publisher: New York, NY : Sports Illustrated Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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"Sports Illustrated" magazine celebrates the history of baseball in words and pictures, exploring major moments and changes in the sport and noting news and cultural events that shaped each decade.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Fleder
ISBN: 9781603202084 1603202080
OCLC Number: 706025610
Notes: "Introduction by Tom Verducci"--Jkt.
Description: 326 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: The pre-1920s --
A one-way ticket to obscurity / by John Sculian --
Wrigley rapture / by Steve Rushin --
Baseball's Johnny Appleseed / by Harold Peterson --
The 1920s --
'Everyone is helpless and in awe' / by Robert Blount Jr. --
The transistor kid / by Robert Creamer --
The 1930s --
All for one / by Tom Verducci --
The benching of a legand / by Roger Kahn --
How Tiny Tim became a pitching giant / by Tim Verducci --
The quiet warrior / by Esmeralda Sanntiago --
The 1940s --
The very best act in town / By Jack Olsen --
Final twist of the drama / by George Plimpton --
SI's alltime all-stars --
Aches and pains and three batting titles / by Myron Cope --
The 1950s --
Williams does it! / by Richard Hoffer --
A workingman's hero / by Richard Hoffer --
Pure hitters / by Tom Verducci --
The Mick always swung from the heels / by Richard Hoffer --
The 1960s --
Standing tall at short / by Steve Wulf --
Giants among men / by Frank Deford --
The 1970s --
Lost in history / by William Nack --
A different kind of perfect / by Tom Verducci --
It's gone! Goodbye! / by Tom Verducci --
War of the worlds / by S.L. Price --
The 1980s --
The record almost killed him / by Rick Telander --
Mariano saves / by Tom Verducci --
No place in the shade / by Mark Kram --
The 1990s --
The spirit of St. Louis / by Rick Reilly --
Love, hate and Billy Martin / by Frank Deford --
The stuff of legends / by Steve Wulf --
The greatest game I ever saw / by Peter Gammons --
The 2000s --
From the hill to the hall / by Herbert Warren Wind --
Rapid Robert can still bring it / by Frank Deford.
Other Titles: Sports illustrated, the baseball book
Sports illustrated.
Responsibility: [Rob Fleder, editor].
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"Sports Illustrated" magazine celebrates the history of baseball in words and pictures, exploring major moments and changes in the sport and noting news and cultural events that shaped each decade.

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