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The Baseball reader : favorites from the Fireside books of baseball

Author: Charles Einstein
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Lippincott & Crowell, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of articles about baseball by sportswriters, ballplayers, and authors including many favorites taken from "The Fireside Books" series as well as some new selections.
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Baseball reader.
New York, N.Y. : Lippincott & Crowell, ©1980
(OCoLC)609199961
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Einstein
ISBN: 0690018983 9780690018981
OCLC Number: 6200017
Description: xiii, 361 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Baseball's sad lexicon / Franklin P. Adams --
Baseball in Mumford's pasture lot / Samuel Hopkins Adams --
1977: Reggie / Dave Anderson --
From Hello Towns / Sherwood Anderson --
1975: Boston Red Sox 7, Cincinnati Reds 6 / Roger Angell --
Baseball / Anonymous --
The Crambury tiger / Arthur "Bugs" Baer --
From God's Country and Mine / Jacques Barzun --
"They're afriad to come out" / Jimmy Breslin --
1923: New York Yankees 4, New York Giants 2 / Heywood Broun --
Mr. Mack / Bob Considine --
1924: Washington senators 4, New York Giants 3 / Bill Corum --
A letter to Edward B. Talcott / James Whyte Davis --
2.130 / James P. Dawson --
The sporting way / Stanton Delaplane --
The fabulous Satchel Paige / Richard Donovan --
194: New York Yankees 4, Cleveland Indians 3 / John Drebinger --
The hell it don't curve / Joseph F. Drury, Jr. --
The red stockings / George Ellard --
From Constitution and By-Laws, 1860 / Excelsior Baseball Club, Brooklyn --
From Father and Son / James T. Farrell --
How I throw the slider / Bob Feller --
The spitter / Paul Fisher --
From "How to Pitch" / Andrew Foster --
1934: St. Louis Cardinals 11, Detroit Tigers 0 / Frankie F. Frisch --
From For 2 cent Plain / Harry Golden --
From A Day in the Bleachers / Arnold Hano --
From Bang the Drum Slowly / Mark Harris --
1926: St. Louis Cardinals 3, New York Yankees 2 / James R. Harrison --
1938: St. Louis Cardinals 3, New York Yankees 2 / James R. Harrison --
1938: Chicago Cubs 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 5 / Gabby Hartnett --
The rocky road of Pistol Pete / W.C. Heinz --
The day I batted against Castro / Don Hoak --
Mr. Rickey and the game / Gerald Holland --
From Papa Hemingway / A.E. Hotchner --
The 1934 all-star game / Carl Hubbell --
Polo grounds / Rolfe Humphries --
braves 10, giants 9 / Shirley Jackson --
"We can't afford a lawyer" / Ann Landers --
The unbelievable Babe Herman / John Larnder --
Alibi Ike / Ring W. Lardner --
1960: the kid's last game / Ed Linn --
From The American Language, Supplement II / H.L. Mencken --
From Slide, Kelly, Slide / Frank G. Menke --
Hometown piece for Messrs. Alston and Reese / Marianne Moore --
Line-up for yesterday / Ogden Nash --
The origin of baseball / Kenneth Patchen --
The magic number / George E. Phair --
1956: New York Yankees 2, Brooklyn Dodgers 0 / Shirley Povich --
Game called / Grantland Rice --
From Baseball has done it / Jackie Robinson --
From Portnoy's complaint / Philip Roth --
1965: Los Angeles Dodgers 1, Chicago Cubs 0 / Vin Scully --
1951 / New York Giants 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 4 / Red Smith --
From The Congressional Record / Casey Stengel --
Ty Cobb's wild ten-month fight to live / Al Stump --
Casey at the bat / Ernest L. Thayer --
A letter to A.G. Spalding / Fred W. Thayer --
You could look it up / James Thurber --
From A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court / Mark Twain --
Who's on first? / Unknown --
1960: Hub fans bid kid adieu / John Updike --
The pitcher and the plutocrat / P.G. Wodehouse --
From You Can't Go Home Again / Thomas Wolfe --
A letter to my son / Rudy York --
1947: Brooklyn Dodgers 3, New York Yankees 2 / Dick Young.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Einstein.

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A collection of articles about baseball by sportswriters, ballplayers, and authors including many favorites taken from "The Fireside Books" series as well as some new selections.

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