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Going, going, gone-- : the history, lore, and mystique of the home run

Author: Robert W Creamer; Brian Silverman; Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.
Publisher: New York : HarperResource, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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Sports writers contribute essays tracing the evolution of the home run and its major hitters, including the feats of Hank Aaron and the competition between Samy Sosa and Mark McGwire.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Creamer; Brian Silverman; Major League Baseball Properties, Inc.
ISBN: 0061051659 9780061051654
OCLC Number: 42934481
Description: xix, 167 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bobby Thomson --
Introduction / David Halberstam --
The Home Run / Leonard Koppett --
Sultans of Swat --
The Babe and His Beautiful Home Runs / Robert W. Creamer --
The Man Who Would Be Home Run King / Donald Honig --
The 500 Club / Berry Stainback --
The Other Sluggers / Lee R. Schreiber --
Home Runs Heard 'Round The World / Ray Robinson --
Monumental Blasts / Brian Silverman --
Home Run Derby / Ed Linn --
Home Run Statistics / Elias Sports Bureau.
Responsibility: Major League Baseball Properties ; [written by] Robert Creamer [and others] ; edited by Brian Silverman.

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Sports writers contribute essays tracing the evolution of the home run and its major hitters, including the feats of Hank Aaron and the competition between Samy Sosa and Mark McGwire.

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