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Baseball's greatest comeback : the miracle Braves of 1914

Author: J Brian Ross
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
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Baseball's Greatest Comeback recounts the story of the 1914 Boston Braves that experienced the greatest come-from-behind season ever witnessed in baseball history. A perennially woeful team, the Braves rose from the ashes of last place-fifteen games behind on July 4th-to battle in the World Series against the Philadelphia Athletics, one of the most dominant teams of all time. Baseball fans witnessed one of sport's  Read more...
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Ross, J. Brian, 1952-
Baseball's greatest comeback
(DLC) 2014006298
(OCoLC)871671293
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Brian Ross
ISBN: 9781442236073 1442236078
OCLC Number: 887802550
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1: Pains, Aches, and HopefulnessChapter 2: Losing with the "Crab"Chapter 3: The Rabbit springs forwardChapter 4: The Arms of AugustChapter 5: "The World Upside Down."AppendixNotesBibliographyIndexAbout the Author
Responsibility: J. Brian Ross.

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Baseball's Greatest Comeback recounts the story of the 1914 Boston Braves that experienced the greatest come-from-behind season ever witnessed in baseball history. A perennially woeful team, the Braves rose from the ashes of last place-fifteen games behind on July 4th-to battle in the World Series against the Philadelphia Athletics, one of the most dominant teams of all time. Baseball fans witnessed one of sport's most spectacular comebacks, and Boston's National League team earned a new designation: "The Miracle Braves." Full of timeless images and memorable characters-including a fanatically.

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Ross' baseball research is impeccable, and he captures the building excitement of the Braves fan base as the team gathers momentum. Ross is also an expert on the era and provides depth in his account Read more...

 
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