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Wrigleyville: A Magical History Tour of the Chicago Cubs

Peter Golenbock - Sports & Recreation - 2007 - 592 pages
For celebrated sportwriter Peter Golenbock, Wrigleyville is a symbol of America's fidelity to its greatest sport. As he did with classics of sports literature, Bums (a history ...
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When the Cubs Won It All: The 1908 Championship Season

George R. Matthews - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 234 pages
"This is the story of the 1908 Chicago Cubs, the last Cubs team to win the World Series. Follows the team chronologically, from spring training through the fast start, the ...
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More Than Merkle: A History of the Best and Most Exciting Baseball Season in ...

David W. Anderson - Sports & Recreation - 2003 - 285 pages
?I have done a report of some kind on the Fred Merkle story, whether in print, on radio, or on TV, on or about its anniversary, September 23, virtually every year since I was ...
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Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the ...

Cait N. Murphy - Sports & Recreation - 2007 - 384 pages
From the perspective of 2007, the unintentional irony of Chance's boast is manifest—these days, the question is when will the Cubs ever win a game they have to have. In ...
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Best of Baseball

Sports & Recreation - 1997 - 384 pages
A compendium of baseball's greatest includes the story of Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Fenway Park, the Big Red Machine, and many more, along with lists of the best players, teams ...
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Matty: An American Hero : Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants: Christy ...

Ray Robinson - History - 1994 - 272 pages
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 ...
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When Chicago Ruled Baseball: The Cubs-White Sox World Series of 1906

Bernard A. Weisberger - Sports & Recreation - 2012 - 240 pages
In 1906 the baseball world saw something that had never been done. Two teams from the same city squared off against each other in a World Series that pitted the heavily favored ...
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Pitching in a Pinch: Baseball from the Inside

Christy Mathewson - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 192 pages
An inside baseball memoir from the game’s first superstar, with a foreword by Chad Harbach Christy Mathewson was one of the most dominant pitchers ever to play baseball ...
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Christy Mathewson: A Game-by-Game Profile of a Legendary Pitcher

Ronald A. Mayer - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 380 pages
During his remarkable 17-year career (1900-1916), Christy Mathewson was the dominant pitcher in the National league. His 373 wins stand as the third highest total in baseball ...
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Glory of Their Times

Lawrence S. Ritter - Sports & Recreation - 1992 - 384 pages
The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It
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