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Take me out to the Cubs game : 35 former ballplayers speak of losing at Wrigley

Author: John C Skipper
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"In this book, 35 former Chicago Cubs relive their ballplaying days and speculate on the eternally middling Northsiders. This troop of now-grizzled bears - including Claude Passeau, Hank Wyse, Alvin Dark, Don Kessinger, Joe Niekro, Pete LaCock, and slugger Hank Sauer - holds forth on the front office moves, grueling day-game scheduling and sometimes agonizing play of one of baseball's oldest, unluckiest yet most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Skipper
ISBN: 0786408103 9780786408108
OCLC Number: 44131839
Description: viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by John C. Skipper.

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In this text John Skipper talks with 35 former Chicago Cubs who relive their ball-playing days and speculate on the eternally middling and undeniable popular Northsiders.  Read more...

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"an enjoyable book"--The Diamond Angle; "eyewitnesses of the Cubbies from the 1930s through the '80s retell their tales of baseball woe in the friendly confines of Wrigley Field"--USA Today Sports Read more...

 
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