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Christy Mathewson : a biography

Author: Michael Hartley
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Christy Mathewson made headlines in the summer of 1905 for his amazing pitching exploits for the New York Giants, but the 25 year old already had an exalted place in public opinion because of his classic handsomeness, his reputation as a college man, and his moral stance in refusing to pitch on Sundays."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hartley, Michael.
Christy Mathewson
(DLC) 2003021300
(OCoLC)53068461
Named Person: Christy Mathewson; Christy Mathewson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hartley
ISBN: 9780786426935 0786426934
OCLC Number: 900944285
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 197 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Acknowledgments --
Table of Contents --
Preface --
1. Early Innings --
2. New York, New York --
3. Disputed Champions --
4. World Champions --
5. To the Bone --
6. Champions Again --
7. But Not World Champions --
8. Someone Else's Turn --
9. Cincinnati --
10. War, Then the Black Sox --
11. Path to Glory --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Michael Hartley.
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Christy Mathewson made headlines in the summer of 1905 for his pitching exploits for the New York Giants. This biography documents his life on and off the baseball field, and draws from sources, old  Read more...

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