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Matty : an American hero, Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants

Author: Ray Robinson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When all-time pitching great Christy Mathewson died of tuberculosis in 1925 at the age of 45, it touched off a wave of national mourning that remains without precedent for an American athlete. The World Series was underway, and the game the day after Mathewson's death took on the trappings of a state funeral: officials slowly lowered the flag to half-mast, each ballplayer wore a black armband, and fans joined  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robinson, Ray, 1920 December 4-
Matty.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92040974
(OCoLC)27012917
Named Person: Christy Mathewson; Christy Mathewson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Robinson
ISBN: 9780195357776 0195357779
OCLC Number: 435820634
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 236 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Heroes; 2. Growing Up in Factoryville; 3." 'Ray, Bucknell!"; 4. With the Giants; 5. Matty and Little Napoleon; 6. In Matty's Time; 7. The Rise of the Giants; 8. Big Six at His Peak; 9. Joy and Sorrow; 10. A Memorable Year; 11. Death in the Family; 12. On Top Again; 13. Snodgrass Muffs One; 14. A Last Series; 15. Declining Years; 16. "My Eyes Are Very Misty for Christy"; 17. A Sentimental Duel; 18. America Enters the War; 19. Captain Matty; 20. Back with the Giants; 21. At Saranac Lake; 22. In Boston's Front Office; 23. The Last Days; 24. The Matty Legend.
Responsibility: Ray Robinson.
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A biography of Christy Mathewson, arguably the finest pitcher in the history of American baseball and America's first authentic sports hero, who was emulated and admired wherever he played.  Read more...

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