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The baseball book

Author: Rob Fleder
Publisher: New York : Sports Illustrated Books/Time Inc. Home Entertainment, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Highlighted by more than three hundred photographs, a celebration of America's national pastime captures the great teams, players, games, memorabilia, artifacts, and important moments throughout the more than one hundred years of baseball history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Fleder
ISBN: 1933405236 9781933405230
OCLC Number: 71804462
Notes: Compilation of articles and images from Sports illustrated.
Description: 294 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Tom Verducci --
The pre-1920's --
A one-way ticket to obscurity / by John Schulian --
Wrigley rapture / by Steve Rushin --
Baseball's Johnny Appleseed / by Harold Peterson --
The 1920s --
"Everyone is helpless and in awe" / by Roy Blount Jr. --
The transistor kid / by Robert Creamer --
The 1930s --
A series to savor / by Steve Rushin --
The benching of a legend / by Roger Kahn --
This old house / by William Nack --
The quiet warrior / by Esmeralda Santiago --
The 1940s --
The very best act in town / by Jack Olsen --
SI's alltime all-stars --
Final twist of the dream / by George Plimpton --
The 1950s --
William does it! / by Richard Hoffer --
A workingman's hero / by Richard Hoffer --
You had to see it to believe it / by Rick Reilly --
The Mick always swung from the heels / by Richard Hoffer --
The 1960s --
Aches and pains and three batting titles / by Myron Cope --
Standing tall at short / by Steve Wulf --
Giants among men / by Frank Deford --
The 1970s --
Lost in history / by William Nack --
Fabric of the game / by Sarah Ballard --
High-wire act / by Tom Verducci --
All is forgiven / by Keith Olbermann --
The 1980s --
The record almost killed him / by Rick Telander --
End of story / 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 legend / by Steve Wulf --
A day of light and shadow / by Jonathan Schwartz --
The 2000s --
From the hill to the hall / by Herbert Warren Wind --
Rapid Robert can still bring it / by Frank Deford --
Tiger tales / by Leigh Montville --
Acknowledgements.
Other Titles: Sports illustrated, the baseball book
Sports illustrated.
Responsibility: Rob Fleder, editor ; [introduction by Tom Verducci].

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Highlighted by more than three hundred photographs, a celebration of America's national pastime captures the great teams, players, games, memorabilia, artifacts, and important moments throughout the more than one hundred years of baseball history.

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