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Release on 2008-03-01 | by Pepe, Phil; Larsen, Don
The Mickey Mantle legend began in his first spring train- ing, in 1951, when, as a 19-year-old rookie he startled and excited veteran baseball observers with his awesome power by hitting prodigious home runs to faraway places. It didn't
Author: Pepe, Phil; Larsen, Don
Publisher: Triumph Books
Category: Sports & Recreation
With more than 100 years to choose from, longtime Yankee sportswriter Phil Pepe narrows down the top 40 most fantastic moments in Yankee baseball. From the magical bat of Babe Ruth to the 26 World Series titles, there is no question that the Yankees are in a league of their own. Some of the famous and infamous moments highlighted in the book include Ron Guidry’s 260 strikeout season; Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak; perfect games by Don Larsen, David Wells, and David Cone; and the infamous wife swap between Fritz Peterson and Mike Kekich. An extraordinary celebration of Yankee history, fans will have the opportunity to reminisce about these miraculous moments for years to come.
29 and it was not only Wittich who recognized Mickey's awesome potential in
1950. ... the tune of a .402 spring training average with nine home runs, leading
to the surprise decision by Yankee brass to bring the 19-year-old Commerce
Author: David Krell
Category: SPORTS & RECREATION
How did Reggie Jackson go from superstar to icon? Why did Joe DiMaggio’s nickname change from “Deadpan Joe” to “Joltin’ Joe”? How did Seinfeld affect public perception of George Steinbrenner? The New York Yankees’ dominance on the baseball diamond has been lauded, analyzed and chronicled. Yet the team’s broader impact on popular culture has been largely overlooked—until now. From Ruth’s called shot to the Reggie! candy bar, this collection of new essays offers untold histories, new interpretations and fresh analyses of baseball’s most successful franchise. Contributors explore the Yankee mystique in film, television, theater, music and advertising.
The Nationals lit up Heimach, a 19-year-old left-hander, for nine runs in five
innings before Mack removed him for a pinch-hitter. The 25-year-old ... Making
Evansville his home, Shanner played semi-pro ball while working in the
accounting department at Standard Oil of Indiana. He also umpired for ... “My
mom and dad were in town, and the wife and kids were there, so it was awesome
. It'll be something ...
Author: Pete Cava
Category: Sports & Recreation
Indiana boasts a rich baseball tradition, with 10 native sons enshrined in Cooperstown. This biographical dictionary provides a close look at the lives of all 364 Hoosier big leaguers, who include New York City’s first baseball superstar; the first rookie pitcher to win three games in a World Series; the man who caught most of Cy Young’s record 511 career wins; one of the game’s first star relievers; the player who held the record for consecutive games played before Lou Gehrig; an obscure infielder mentioned in Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip; baseball’s only one-legged pitcher; Indiana’s first Mr. Basketball, who became one of baseball’s greatest pinch-hitters; the first African American to play for the Cincinnati Reds; the only pitcher to throw a perfect game in the World Series; the skipper of the 1969 “Miracle Mets”; the pitcher for whom a ground-breaking surgical procedure is named; and the only two men to have played in both the World Series and the Final Four of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
He hit his fourth home run off his fourth Braves pitcher, Johnny Antonelli, to cap a 19–3 Dodgers victory. ... a Dodger recordtying six hits, a Dodger-record six runs,
and a major league record 19 total bases, breaking Joe Adcock's 48-year-old
record of 18. “That was awesome—it was like slow-motion when that last ball
went out,” Dodgers third-base coach (and future manager) Glenn Hoffman said.
Author: Jon Weisman
Publisher: Triumph Books
With traditions, records, and team lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Dodgers fan should know. This guide to all things Dodgers covers the team's history in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, the incredible legacy of Jackie Robinson, memories from Ebbets Field, Dodger Adult Baseball Camp, and why fans think the Dodgers invented the high-five. This revised and updated edition also features new entries on the team's ownership change; manager Don Mattingly; and young stars Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier, and Clayton Kershaw. Lifelong Dodgers fan and author Jon Weisman has collected every essential piece of Dodgers knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist for fans of all ages.
BABE RUTH George Herman "Babe" Ruth was baseball's first great home run
hitter, and fans flocked to see him play. He changed the ... Many of his teammates
called the 19-year-old "Babe" because he was so young. In the middle of the ...
Author: Sports Illustrated
Publisher: Bantam Books for Young Readers
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A comprehensive sports reference features photographs, statistics, and biographical information on over 250 of history's greatest athletes
The shy 19-year-old immediately had huge expectations thrust on him by
manager Casey Stengel and the New York media. ... Observing the switch-hitting
outfielder's blinding speed and awesome power from both sides of the plate, the
Yankee manager ... Returning to New York later in the year, Mantle finished his
rookie season with decent numbers, hitting 13 home runs, knocking in 2| Chapter
Author: Robert W. Cohen
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Category: Sports & Recreation
The New York Yankees are Major League Baseball’s most renowned and successful franchise. Baseball greats such as Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Derek Jeter have all worn the famous navy blue and white pinstripes. The Yankees have won 27 World Series championships, and 29 players who spent at least a year with the team have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. With so many Hall of Famers to choose from, selecting the best players in the history of the franchise might seem impossible; yet that is exactly what Robert W. Cohen has done in The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History. This book carefully examines the careers of the players who made the greatest impact on the most successful franchise in the history of professional sports. The ranking was determined based on such factors as the extent to which each player added to the Yankees legacy, the degree to which he impacted the fortunes of his team, and the level of dominance he attained while wearing the Yankee uniform. Features of The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History include Each player’s notable achievements Recaps of the player’s most memorable performances Summaries of each player’s best season Quotes from opposing players and former teammates Yankees fans and baseball fans in general will find The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History a fascinating collection of bios, stats, recaps, quotes, and more. And with such iconic figures as Yogi Berra, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Alex Rodriguez, and Andy Pettitte, this book is sure to inspire debate and controversy among true Yankees fans.
BASEBALL CHRONICLE The Yankees declined from being stratospheric to
merely awesome in 1928, and were surprised to find ... Mack's league-leading
pitching staff was anchored by 28- year-old Lefty Grove, who was first in the AL in
wins with 24 and Ks with 183; ... and 101 RBI, Fred Lind- strom's .358 mark and
39 doubles, and 19-year-old Mel Ott's .322 average and team-leading 18 home runs.
As a shy 19-year-old, Mickey Mantle had huge expectations thrust upon him as
soon as he arrived in New York in 1951. ... Stengel observed the switch-hitting
outfielder's blinding speed and awesome power from both sides of the plate, and
he ... Returning to New York later in the year, Mantle ended up posting
respectable numbers in his first big-league season, batting .267 and collecting 13 home runs ...
Author: Robert W. Cohen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Using various selection criteria, The 50 Most Dynamic Duos in Sports History attempts to ascertain which twosome truly established itself as the most dominant tandem in the history of the four major professional team sports: baseball, basketball, football, and hockey. Arranged and ranked by sport, this work takes an in-depth look at the careers of these 100 men, including statistics, quotes from opposing players and former teammates, and career highlights. Finally, all 50 duos are placed in an overall ranking. Covering every decade since the 1890s, and with photographs of many of the tandems, this book will find widespread appeal among sports fans of all generations.
Lou Gehrig BABE RUTH'S 60 HOME RUNS ot counting his short but impressive
early stint as a pitcher with N the Boston Red ... In 1927, the 24-year-old first
baseman who had never hit more than 20 home runs or batted over .313 hit .373,
drove in a ... These awesome numbers are surpassed only by the Ruth of 1920,
who hit 47 percent of his team's homers and 15 ... They first whipped the
American League by winning 110 games and finishing 19 games ahead of a
good Philadelphia ...
And Junior has the ability to do a lot more than just hit home runs. In 10 seasons,
through 1998, ... He is also an awesome centerfielder. From 1990 through 1998,
... Ken senior played 19 years in the big leagues. He hit only 152 home runs.
Author: Alan Schwarz
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Contains brief biographical sketches for ten baseball players including Mark McGwire, Craig Biggio, Chipper Jones, Derek Jeter, Ken Griffey, Jr., Barry Bonds, Larry Walker, Ivan Rodriguez, Pedro Martinez, and Trevor Hoffman.
ML Svc : 19 years Born : 5 - 18 - 46 in Wyncote , PA 1985 STATISTICS AVG G AB
R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB . ... He is still basically a pull hitter , looking for that awesome home run , but in recent seasons , he has learned to go to left field ...
The then 19 - year - old Texan had speed . ... Most Home Runs Allowed : four He
broke Harris ' 1904 record of five consecu - was ... In setting this record , the Los
Angeles Dodger heralded seven years before . ... In his first three seasons . awesome display of speed and pitching prowPhiladelphia in 1883 , holds the
Tom Seaver had won 57 games and lost 32 . ess that Norm Cash walked up to
the plate ...
This 19 - year - old kid , crude , poorly educated , only lightly touched by the
social veneer we call civilization , gradually transformed ... From 1920 through
1933 , filled Yankee Stadium in his life a man transformed Ruth's season home run totals as he did in death . ... predicted that of the Red enough today but in that
era enough to hold the wake : YankSox in 1914 , he would have been were awesome .
Yogi was more coach they had closed out their season by scoring 2 runs than
player , however , batting just nine times bein their last 49 innings . fore ... going
to have to one - year - old rookie outfielder Ron Swoboda , who be done with
young players , and if Stengel had a hit 19 home runs . ... Sunday , July 25 , was
to be Old - Timers ' Day hander Jim Maloney was positively awesome , at Shea
Author: Donald Honig
Category: Sports & Recreation
Traces the history of the New York Mets baseball team, recalling the memorable managers, players, and games, and includes highlights from the 1986 National League Championship Series and the World Series
I could choke up, punch the ball and almost totally eliminate strikeouts, but I
wouldn't hit any home runs. And that's what I'm paid to ... The year 1976 promised
to be even more successful. In the first ... a single season. Then, on July 19, he
tore the ligaments in his left thumb while attempting ... He led both leagues in
1979 with forty-eight home runs and an awesome .613 slugging percentage. In
late July of ...
Recreates memorable moments in baseball history, from Nap Lajoie's triple crown in 1901, through Babe Ruth's legendary "called shot" in the 1932 World Series and Bobby Thomson's "shot heard 'round the world," to the Mets' come-from-behind victory in games
In January 1936, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson became charter members in an exclusive club: the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. By 1998 the membership had grown to 237 players, managers, coaches, umpires, executives, writers and broadcasters. This biographical dictionary provides pertinent information on all 237 of the Hall of Fame inductees. Statistical summaries are complemented by revealing insights into little-publicized aspects of the careers of baseball's greatest achievers. A brief history of the Hall of Fame is also included.
Defensively , he is still a work in minor league career with 25 home runs .
progress . ... to hit 19 home runs and drove in 74 , both respectof coffee with
Seattle when the Mariners had injury problems . able totals for a catcher . ...
playing at Single - A Lansing ( Cubs ) he on the outside half of the plate in the first
half of the year and was awesome . ... The Scouting : Christensen's primary
assets are his legs and his 22 - year - old hit.316 at Single - A San Bernardino ,
with 22 doubles , glove .
Author: John Benson
Publisher: Diamond Library Publications
This complete guide contains over 2,000 baseball player profiles veterans and rookies both in the major and minor leagues, and all new scouting reports.
Pitcher Cal McLish who led the 1959 Cleveland Indians with 19 wins said , “ Jim
provided a strong bat as his 17 home runs indicate . But more important ... When
he was finally given the chance to play in the majors in 1959 , he demonstrated
his awesome home run power . He blasted 17 ... 1996 , 68 - year - old Jim Baxes
passed away in Garden Grove , California after suffering a heart attack . I