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Iron horse : Lou Gehrig in his time

Author: Ray Robinson
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compelling biography of a genuine American hero, Lou Gehrig.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Lou Gehrig; Lou Gehrig; Lou Gehrig
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Robinson
ISBN: 0393028577 9780393028577 0393328821 9780393328820 0060974087 9780060974084
OCLC Number: 20593317
Description: 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: After the called shot --
A boy in the city --
Roar, lion, roar --
Coming to the Yankees --
Seasoning at Hartford --
It could have been Harvard --
Gehrig for Pipp --
Lou and the Yanks come of age --
An incredible year --
The odd couple --
A series hero --
Things come loose --
The home run that didn't count --
The human side --
Four quiet four-baggers --
The streak --
Love match --
Happy days --
Captain of the Yankees --
New man in town --
Old World Series rivals --
Visiting professor --
A final series homer --
"Why not stop at 1,999?" --
The last series --
Silent spring --
Farewell to Baseball --
Last days.
Responsibility: Ray Robinson.

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"All these many years down the road, Lou Gehrig's reputation still holds up as does Ray Robinson's elegant biography." -Bob Costas  Read more...

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"In this carefully researched book, Ray Robinson turns an American icon into a living, breathing human being. In doing so, he also tells a marvelous story of a man and his times." -- Pete Hamill

 
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