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Walter Johnson : a life

Author: Jack Kavanagh
Publisher: South Bend, Ind. : Diamond Communications, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Walter Johnson; Walter Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kavanagh
ISBN: 0912083816 9780912083810
OCLC Number: 31656451
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A star rises in the West --
Here comes Walter . . . --
The phenom pays off --
Coming of age in the big leagues --
An opening day tradition is born --
The express stops at Coffeyville --
Clark Griffith takes over --
1912, the season of streaks --
The Cinderella team misses the ball --
Walter Johnson's greatest season --
Another duel with Smokey Joe --
The Red Ant derails the big train --
Johnson and Mathewson meet --
Walter weds the congressman's daughter --
The jump of the federal league --
The head of a growing family --
A plague of one-run losses --
A man of peace in a world at war --
1918 --
"Work or fight" --
The dead ball era ends The only no-hitter and lone sore arm --
Judge Landis takes charge of baseball --
A losing season for Johnson --
Milestones of the past and more ahead --
"The boy manager" --
Harris leads way to pennant --
Washington wild on eve of series --
Johnson fails in series opener --
Baseball's most dramatic world series --
Johnson's greatest triumph --
A hometown hero's welcome --
Another pennant but no miracle --
Johnson's most terrible defeat --
Twilight begins to darken --
The curtain rings down on Johnson's career --
Exiled to Newark --
The hero returns, but not to conquer --
Hazel's tragic death --
The Cleveland disaster --
Johnson retires to his farm --
Inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame --
The big train is stopped --
The legend lives on.
Responsibility: by Jack Kavanagh.

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