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The Pittsburgh Pirates

Author: Fred Lieb
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2003.
Series: Writing baseball.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Writing Baseball series edView all editions and formats
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This history of The Pittsburgh Pirates ranges from the ball clubs earliest professional days in the late 19th century as the Pittsburgh Alleghenies to its spring training session in preparation for  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Lieb
ISBN: 080932492X 9780809324927
OCLC Number: 50478497
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1948.
Includes index.
Description: xviii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Baseball seed is planted early --
Pittsburgh is admitted to old national --
Pittsburgh club is "piratical" --
Connie Mack is pirate skipper --
Barney Dreyfuss enters the scene --
The mighty Honus --
Fred the fearless --
New combination quickly clicks --
War and pennant come to Ptttsburgh --
Bucs win second flag by 27 1/2 games --
Pennant lightning strikes again --
Evil first-base jinx raises its head --
Barney goes high for 29-game loser --
New Castle and new pennant --
Babe Adams basks in national spotlight --
Corsairs enlist fleet-footed divinty student --
"Five for three" deal backfires --
Banjo Charley chases first-base hex --
Playful rabbit moves into Forbes Field --
In the pennant swim again --
Mutiny on the high seas --
Bush sails into pennant harbor --
Barney's span runs out --
Gibson back at the helm --
Arky Vaughan wears Honus' old crown --
Harnett's homer explodes pennant dream --
Fordham flash takes the tiller --
Fresh blood comes into the front office --
Everything happens to the pirates --
A future filled with hope.
Series Title: Writing baseball.
Responsibility: by Frederick G. Lieb ; with a new foreword by Richard "Pete" Peterson.
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