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Koufax throws a curve : the Los Angeles Dodgers at the end of an era, 1964-1966

Author: Brian M Endsley
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The conclusion of the Sandy Koufax Era was a roller coaster ride for the LA Dodgers. In the last two seasons of his career, Koufax averaged 27 complete games, 27 wins and 350 strikeouts. Sixteen days after winning his second consecutive Cy Young Award, he shocked Major League Baseball by announcing his retirement"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Endsley, Brian M.
Koufax throws a curve.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2018
(DLC) 2018000287
(OCoLC)1007064685
Named Person: Sandy Koufax; Sandy Koufax
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian M Endsley
ISBN: 9781476632391 1476632391
OCLC Number: 1033404594
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; Prologue; Part I. 1964: The Lost Season; 1. Off with a Bang, and Off a Cliff; 2. The Light Goes Out in August; 3. A Season Ends in Chaos; 4. Autopsy for a Lost Season; Part II. 1965: The Triumph of Drysdale and Koufax; 5. The Spring of Doubt; 6. Mayday! Mayday!; 7. Survival Summer; 8. September of Colliding Streaks; 9. The World Series with the Twins; 10. How in the World Did They Do It?; Interlude; Part III. 1966: Flameout!; 11. Holding Out in a Gathering Storm; 12. Struggling in the Aftermath; 13. Climbing to First on the Back of #32 14. Staggering into the Break15. Three-Team NL Dogfight Round 1-August; 16. Three-Team NL Dog Fight Round 2-September; 17. The Last Weekend; 18. The World Series with the Orioles; 19. Coming Apart in Japan; 20. Black Friday; Epilogue; Appendix: Sandy Koufax Statistics; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Brian M. Endsley.

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