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Willie Mays : the life, the legend

Author: James S Hirsch
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A biography authorized by the baseball great offers a gripping account of Willie Mays's life, drawn from interviews with the icon, as well as friends, family members and teammates.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Willie Mays; Willie Mays; Willie Mays
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James S Hirsch
ISBN: 9781416547914 1416547916
OCLC Number: 669262084
Description: x, 628 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Alabama roots --
Raised to succeed --
Supernatural gifts --
A mother's love --
The Black barons --
The Giants call --
The minors --
The savior arrives --
Rookie of the year --
War stories.
Responsibility: James S. Hirsch, authorized by Willie Mays.

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Authorized by Willie Mays and written by a "New York Times"-bestselling author, this is the definitive biography of one of baseball's immortals. Willie is perhaps best known for "The Catch" in the  Read more...

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"Tautly written . . . Mr. Hirsch captures Willie's greatness on the field."--"Wall Street Journal"

 
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