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The Education of Jake O'Brien

Michael Freeman - Fiction - 2009 - 308 pages
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When the Cubs Won It All: The 1908 Championship Season

George R. Matthews - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 234 pages
In the fall of 1908, no one could have guessed that the Chicago Cubs, a team that had dominated the National league three straight years, would for a century be shut out in its ...
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Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the ...

Cait N. Murphy - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 400 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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Johnny Kling: A Baseball Biography

Gil Bogen - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 300 pages
Presents the life and accomplishments of one of the greatest catchers of all time, Chicago Cub Johnny Kling, and discusses the reasons for his absence from baseball in 1909 and ...
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Touching Second

John J. Evers, Hugh S. Fullerton - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 285 pages
Johnny Evers was widely considered the brainiest ballplayer of his day and, along with Ty Cobb, one of the most guileful and cantankerous. (He and Joe Tinker, two thirds of the ...
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The Last Chicago Cubs Dynasty: Before the Curse

Hal Bock - Sports & Recreation - 2016 - 238 pages
From 1906-1910 the Chicago Cubs ruled baseball, reaching the World Series in four of five years and winning two World Championships. This book tells the story of the “Last ...
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Windy City World Series I: 1906, White Sox–Cubs: The Year, the Season ...

Richard Chabowski - Sports & Recreation - 2012 - 492 pages
The year 1906 holds special significance for the city of Chicago for a number of reasons, but probably nothing generated as much excitement as the all-Chicago World Series that ...
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Tinker, Evers, and Chance: A Triple Biography

Gil Bogen - Sports & Recreation - 2003 - 272 pages
Though they never led the league in double plays turned, and though at times they actively disliked one another, Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance of the Chicago Cubs ...
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Johnny Evers: A Baseball Life

Dennis Snelling - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 236 pages
For more than a century Johnny Evers has been conjoined with Chicago Cubs teammates Frank Chance and Joe Tinker, thanks to eight lines of verse penned by a well-known New York ...
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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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