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The Wrecking Crew of ’33: The Washington Senators' Last Pennant

Gary A. Sarnoff - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 245 pages
"In the spring of 1933, newly signed as the youngest manager in the majors, Cronin was determined to lead the Senators to the pennant, though Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and the ...
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Cecil Travis of the Washington Senators: The War-Torn Career of an All-Star ...

Rob Kirkpatrick - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 185 pages
A three-time All-Star, Cecil Travis (1913–2006) was well on his way to a Hall of Fame career when he was drafted for World War II in 1941. When he returned To The game in 1945 ...
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Cy Young: A Baseball Life

Reed Browning - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 283 pages
In this book, Reed Browning re-creates the life of Denton True "Cyclone" Young and places his story in the context of a rapidly changing, turn-of-the-century America. Born in ...
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Charlie Gehringer: A Biography of the Hall of Fame Tigers Second Baseman

John C. Skipper - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 209 pages
"Charlie Gehringer made himself into an outstanding fielder and perhaps the greatest two-strike hitter of all time. This work follows Gehringer's career from the day a scout ...
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Hack's 191: Hack Wilson and His Incredible 1930 Season

Bill Chastain - Sports & Recreation - 2012 - 272 pages
Hack Wilson’s record 191 RBIs in 1930 may well stand the test of time, and so may the record of his hard-drinking lifestyle. In Hack’s 191, Bill Chastain recreates the most ...
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Money Pitcher: Chief Bender and the Tragedy of Indian Assimilation

William C. Kashatus - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 199 pages
Charles Albert Bender was one of baseball&’s most talented pitchers. By the end of his major league career in 1925, he had accrued 212 wins and more than 1,700 strikeouts, and ...
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Mack, McGraw and the 1913 Baseball Season

Richard Adler - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 323 pages
Few franchises in the deadball era won as consistently or as often as the New York Giants and Philadelphia Athletics. Between them, the teams claimed 12 pennants and finished ...
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Fall from Grace: The Truth and Tragedy of “Shoeless Joe” Jackson

Tim Hornbaker - Biography & Autobiography - 2016 - 296 pages
Considered by Ty Cobb as “the finest natural hitter in the history of the game,” “Shoeless Joe” Jackson is ranked with the greatest players to ever step onto a baseball diamond ...
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Three Finger: The Mordecai Brown Story

Cindy Thomson, Scott Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 250 pages
On October 8, 1908, Mordecai Brown clutched a half-dozen notes inside his coat pocket. The message of each was clear: We’ll kill you if you pitch and beat the Giants. A black ...
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