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Grasping the ring II : nine people who matter

Author: Gene A Budig; Tom Curley
Publisher: Champaign, IL : News-Gazette, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Personalized stories of nine exceptional Americans, people who knew what they wanted in life and followed difficult paths to achieve their admirable ends.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rachel Robinson; Bill Veeck; Bob Costas; Gene Autry; Bob Gibson; Billy Beane; Jerry West; Stan Kasten; Bud Selig
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene A Budig; Tom Curley
ISBN: 9780979842061 0979842069
OCLC Number: 428442100
Description: xiii, 106 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: A national treasure, Rachel Robinson --
For the love of the game, Bill Veeck --
The Costas legacy, Bob Costas --
The ultimate star, Gene Autry --
"You want Gibby on your side," Bob Gibson --
The magic of Moneyball, Billy Beane --
Always a Mountaineer, Jerry West --
One of a kind, Stan Kasten --
An original, Bud Selig --
Parting thoughts.
Responsibility: by Gene A. Budig ; foreword by Thomas Curley.

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Personalized stories of nine exceptional Americans, people who knew what they wanted in life and followed difficult paths to achieve their admirable ends.

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