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Joe Cronin : a life in baseball

Author: Mark L Armour
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the sandlots of San Francisco to the power centers of the game, this book tells the story of Joe Cronin, one of twentieth-century baseball's major players, both on the field and off. For most of his playing career, Cronin (190684) was the best shortstop in baseball. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1956. A manager by the age of twenty-six and general manager at forty-one, Cronin was the youngest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Armour, Mark L.
Joe Cronin.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009037270
(OCoLC)436221305
Named Person: Joe Cronin; Joe Cronin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L Armour
ISBN: 9780803229969 0803229968
OCLC Number: 615635633
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 382 pages, 35 pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: San Francisco --
Pittsburgh and other places --
Washington --
Player-manager --
Rich kid --
Comeback --
Winding down --
War --
Bench manager --
General manager --
Opportunity lost --
Youth movement --
Power and glory --
Mr. President --
New order --
Unrest --
At rest.
Responsibility: Mark Armour.

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From the sandlots of San Francisco to the power centers of baseball, this book tells the story of Joe Cronin, one of twentieth-century baseball's major players, both on the field and off. This book  Read more...

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