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Miracle ball : my hunt for the Shot heard 'round the world

Author: Brian Biegel; Peter Thomas Fornatale
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author describes his quest to solve the mystery of a legendary, long-missing, pennant-winning home run baseball, hit by Giants third baseman Bobby Thomson in a 1951 playoff series against the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Brian Biegel; Bobby Thomson; Bobby Thomson; Brian Biegel; Brian Biegel; Bobby Thomson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Biegel; Peter Thomas Fornatale
ISBN: 9780307452689 0307452689
OCLC Number: 264044777
Description: xv, 231 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: "The Holy Grail of Sports" --
Brooklyn boy --
The armoire --
Dad vs Lelands --
Esther --
"The whole world will know you" --
Searching for Eddie Logan --
CSI : Polo Grounds --
My fifteen minutes of fame --
Junk from the attic --
Dodger daze --
"The best baseball writer of his time" --
Eyewitness --
Private detectives --
The angel --
Fervor --
The three Helens --
Digging up the past --
It's not abut the ball --
New Mexico --
Faith.
Responsibility: Brian Biegel ; with Peter Thomas Fornatale.
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The author describes his quest to solve the mystery of a legendary, long-missing, pennant-winning home run baseball, hit by Giants third baseman Bobby Thomson in a 1951 playoff series against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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