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"Ee-yah" : the life and times of Hughie Jennings, Baseball Hall of Famer

Author: Jack Smiles
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2005] ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Baseball player and manager Hugh Ambrose Jennings was the kind of personality who inspired nicknames. Sportswriters called him "Ee-yah" for his famous coaching box cry and "Hustling Hughey" for his style of play. Jennings's story is emblematic of how the national pastime and the American dream came together in the early 20th century"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smiles, Jack, 1947-
"Ee-yah"
(DLC) 2005009062
(OCoLC)58791116
Named Person: Hughie Jennings; Hughie Jennings
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Smiles
ISBN: 9780786484287 0786484284
OCLC Number: 900194202
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Contents; Preface; 1. The Mule Driver; 2. Escape from the Mines; 3. Hughie at the Falls; 4. Harry von der Horst Finds a Manager; 5. Foxy Ned; 6. The Big Four; 7. The Beginning of a Dynasty; 8. The Temple Cup; 9. The Greatest Shortstop in the Land; 10. Hughie the Honeymooner; 11. The Big Four, No More; 12. From Cornell to Brooklyn; 13. Philadelphia Freedom; 14. Back to Baltimore; 15. The "Ee-yah" Man; 16. Cobb; 17. 1907: The Year of the Tiger; 18. The 1907 World Series; 19. The Greatest Race Ever; 20. Three Straight Pennants; 21. A Wreck and a Wedding. 22. Hugh Jennings, Esq. 23. The Tigers Are Tamed; 24. Hughie the Giant; 25. The Long Decline; 26. The Saint in Uniform; 27. Hughie in the Hall; Appendix A: 1896 National League Hitting Leaders; Appendix B: Playing Career Statistics; Appendix C: Managerial Career Statistics; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Jack Smiles.
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Baseball player and manager Hugh Ambrose Jennings was known as "Big Daddy," not for his physical stature but for his iconic status to men desperate to escape the mines. Jennings' story is emblematic  Read more...

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