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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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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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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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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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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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Tales from the Deadball Era: Ty Cobb, Home Run Baker, Shoeless Joe Jackson ...

Mark S. Halfon - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 248 pages
The Deadball Era (1901ū1920) is a baseball fanĘs dream. Hope and despair, innocence and cynicism, and levity and hostility blended then to create an air of excitement ...
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Stealing Games: How John McGraw Transformed Baseball with the 1911 New York ...

Maury Klein - Sports & Recreation - 2016 - 400 pages
The 1911 New York Giants stole an astonishing 347 bases, a record that still stands more than a century later. That alone makes them special in baseball history, but as Maury ...
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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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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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Chicago Cubs: Tinker to Evers to Chance

Art Ahrens - History - 2007 - 128 pages
It has been a long time. Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance--that "trio of bear cubs" immortalized in poem and enshrined as a unit in Cooperstown--formed the core of a ...
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