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Dingers : the 101 most memorable home runs in baseball history

Author: Joshua Shifrin; Tommy Shea
Publisher: New York, NY : Sports Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From splitters to spitters; from a frozen rope to the suicide squeeze; from extra innings to no hitters, baseball is truly a great game. But nothing hypes up a crowd like a home run, a round tripper, a big bomb ... the long ball! Hitting the ball out of the park is one of the greatest feats in baseball, and doing so in the clutch can make an average player a hero overnight. In Dingers, authors Joshua Shifrin and Tom  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Shifrin; Tommy Shea
ISBN: 161321832X 9781613218327
OCLC Number: 948779645
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 101 That's Using Your Head!; 100 The One that Mattered; 99 The Time, Let it Be Lowenstein; 98 A Bomb by the New Brett; 97 A Speedster Goes Deep; 96 The Ubiquitous Campy; 95 A Late Bomb for Baines; 94 The Crazy 100th; 93 Double Trouble on Mound; 92 "Little Joe" Jacks One for the Giants; 91 A Canadian Milestone; 90 Hatty Saves the Streak; 89 Titanic All-Star Clout at Tiger Stadium; 88 Major Blast from a Modest Man; 87 Postseason Phenom; 86 Nails Hammers One; 85 "Senator" Connects with Padres; 84 Clark Slays the Buffalo. 83 A Blast in Place of Bip82 A Dodger's Shot into the Great Blue Yonder; 81 Record 48th HR Lifts Phillies; 80 Kid Shortstop Delivers Harvey's Wallbangers; 79 Robby's Greatest Thrill; 78 A Pitcher with Pop; 77 A Most Miraculous Met; 76 Classic Clout off of Spahn; 75 Return of the First Hammerin' Hank; 74 Babe's First in the House Built for Him; 73 A Father's Day Gift from Junior; 72 Dad Shows Junior How It's Done; 71 Sensational Slump Buster; 70 The One that Should Have Been a Winner; 69 Stan the Man's All-Star Game-Winner; 68 The Comeback Kid. 67 The Shot the Preceded "The Shot Heard 'Round the World"66 The New Ted Williams; 65 Series Heroics; 64 The Mick's Favorite Blast; 63 "Gar" the Yankee-Killer; 62 The Homer that Wasn't; 61 Willie's Most Important Homer; 60 Local Hero's Dream Comes True; 59 The Grand Slam Single; 58 All in a Night's Work; 57 Casey Christens Stadium with Series Shot; 56 Milwaukee Mauler Saves Series; 55 A Perfect Ending; 54 Fitting Finale for the Game's Greatest; 53 Two for the Record Book; 52 Historic Battles with the Yankees; 51 An Unlikely Thumper; 50 Pride and Fury of a Latino Legend. 49 A Less-than-Colossal Blast48 The Homer in the Gloamin'; 47 Vindication for Moose; 46 With a Little Help from a Fan; 45 The Mick's Longest Clout; 44 Small Man with a Big Bat; 43 Live Bat in Deadball Era; 42 Historic Clout from a Renowned Gloveman; 41 Clutch HR from Game's Best Catcher; 40 Pine Tar Polemics at Yankee Stadium; 39 Clutch Clout from Cards' Captain; 38 A Homer for the Red, White, and Blue; 37 The One that Ended the Boos; 36 October Heroics by "Old Reliable"; 35 The Homer and Streak that Healed Baseball; 34 Teddy Ballgame's All-Star Blast; 33 A Dinger for an Ailing Kid. 32 Like Dad Had Taught Him31 A Trio for the Bambino; 30 Tape-Measure Home Run; 29 The One that Beat Keeler's Streak; 28 Pops Goes the "Family" Man; 27 Mutt's Son Becomes a Man; 26 The Short-Lived King of a New Dynasty; 25 The Big Dog Barks; 24 The Bambino Breaks His Own Record; 23 Curse of the Boonebino; 22 A Shot for Hope and Faith; 21 The "Forgotten" One; 20 The Called Shot; 19 A 3,000th Hit for the Ages; 18 A Tainted Record-Breaker; 17 From Goat to Hero; 16 Whiz-Kid Magic; 15 The "Greatest Hitter" Ends Career His Way; 14 The Wizard Makes Them "Go Crazy"; 13 Crowd Control.
Responsibility: Joshua Shifrin and Tommy Shea.

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From splitters to spitters; from a frozen rope to the suicide squeeze; from extra innings to no hitters, baseball is truly a great game. But nothing hypes up a crowd like a home run, a round tripper, a big bomb ... the long ball! Hitting the ball out of the park is one of the greatest feats in baseball, and doing so in the clutch can make an average player a hero overnight. In Dingers, authors Joshua Shifrin and Tom Shea break down the 101 most memorable home runs in baseball history, telling their stories and how they affected the game of baseball. Whether it's #x93;The Shot Heard 'Round the Wo.

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"Tommy Shea and Josh Shifrin hit grand-slam homer with publication of Dingers. -The Republican "Dingers highlights biggest of baseball's big hits." -The Reminder "Tommy Shea and Josh Shifrin hit Read more...

 
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