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Connie Mack's '29 triumph : the rise and fall of the Philadelphia Athletics dynasty

Author: William C Kashatus
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The championship 1929 season, the Philadelphia Athletics' high point in a vigorous six-year rivalry with the New York Yankees, sealed Connie Mack's durable reputation as the paragon of baseball managers. At the age of 66, he had built a team that can be considered to rival the 1927 Yankees as baseball's greatest. This chronicle of the A's victorious 1929 season reveals Mack's professionalism and remarkable mastery  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Connie Mack; Connie Mack
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Kashatus
ISBN: 0786405856 9780786405855
OCLC Number: 40968139
Description: viii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Connie Mack's 'twenty-nine triumph
Connie Mack's 1929 triumph
Responsibility: by William C. Kashatus ; foreword by Dave Kindred ; afterword by Ted Taylor.

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Tells the story of the "grand old man of baseball" and the 1929 A's team that is compared to the 1927 Yankees as baseball's greatest all-around team.  Read more...

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"a thrilling...head-to-head battle for American League supremacy.... Lefty Grove, George Earnshaw, Jimmy Foxx and Al Simmons provided the arms and the bats in support of the...Grand Old Man o

 
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