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Bottom of the ninth : Branch Rickey, Casey Stengel, and the daring scheme to save baseball from itself

Author: Michael Shapiro
Publisher: New York : Times Book, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Shapiro's compelling narrative tells how, 50 years ago, as baseball faced crises on and off the field, two larger-than-life figures took center stage and reinvented the national pastime.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Branch Rickey; Casey Stengel; Branch Rickey; Casey Stengel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Shapiro
ISBN: 9780805082470 0805082476
OCLC Number: 263497868
Description: x, 303 pages [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : October 13, 1960 --
Fall 1958 --
Winter 1959 --
Spring 1959 --
Summer 1959 --
Fall 1959 --
Winter 1960 --
Spring 1960 --
Summer 1960 --
October 1960.
Responsibility: Michael Shapiro.
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Shapiro's compelling narrative tells how, 50 years ago, as baseball faced crises on and off the field, two larger-than-life figures took center stage and reinvented the national pastime.

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