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Title The baseball book / Rob Fleder, editor ; [introduction by Tom Verducci].

Imprint New York : Sports Illustrated Books/Time Inc. Home Entertainment, 2006.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796.35709 BAS    Available
Description 294 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Compilation of articles and images from Sports illustrated.
Contents Introduction / by Tom Verducci -- The pre-1920's -- A one-way ticket to obscurity / by John Schulian -- Wrigley rapture / by Steve Rushin -- Baseball's Johnny Appleseed / by Harold Peterson -- The 1920s -- "Everyone is helpless and in awe" / by Roy Blount Jr. -- The transistor kid / by Robert Creamer -- The 1930s -- A series to savor / by Steve Rushin -- The benching of a legend / by Roger Kahn -- This old house / by William Nack -- The quiet warrior / by Esmeralda Santiago -- The 1940s -- The very best act in town / by Jack Olsen -- SI's alltime all-stars -- Final twist of the dream / by George Plimpton -- The 1950s -- William does it! / by Richard Hoffer -- A workingman's hero / by Richard Hoffer -- You had to see it to believe it / by Rick Reilly -- The Mick always swung from the heels / by Richard Hoffer -- The 1960s -- Aches and pains and three batting titles / by Myron Cope -- Standing tall at short / by Steve Wulf -- Giants among men / by Frank Deford -- The 1970s -- Lost in history / by William Nack -- Fabric of the game / by Sarah Ballard -- High-wire act / by Tom Verducci -- All is forgiven / by Keith Olbermann -- The 1980s -- The record almost killed him / by Rick Telander -- End of story / by Tom Verducci -- No place in the shade / by Mark Kram -- The 1990s -- The spirit of St. Louis / by Rick Reilly -- Love, hate and Billy Martin / by Frank Deford -- The stuff of legend / by Steve Wulf -- A day of light and shadow / by Jonathan Schwartz -- The 2000s -- From the hill to the hall / by Herbert Warren Wind -- Rapid Robert can still bring it / by Frank Deford -- Tiger tales / by Leigh Montville -- Acknowledgements.
Subject Major League Baseball (Organization) -- History.
Major League Baseball (Organization) -- Pictorial works.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Baseball -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Fleder, Rob.
Note Title on dust jacket: Sports illustrated, the baseball book
Added Title Sports illustrated.
ISBN 1933405236 : $29.95
9781933405230

 
    
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