Steve Carlton and the 1972 Phillies

Steve Carlton and the 1972 Phillies

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qIn 1972, the Philadelphia Phillies experienced one of their worst seasons in franchise history, finishing with an abysmal 59-97 record. This work chronicles Carlton's magical season, including the Rick Wise-for-Carlton trade, Lefty's 5-1 start following the players' first-ever strike, his 15-game winning streak, and a number of memorable games along the wayq--Provided by publisher.In 1970 and a#39;71, he pitched in a combined 67 games, with 60 starts, but then the back problems flared up again in a#39;72. a€œHe was ... a€œIa#39;ve got to think that they were probably counting on him that year, but physically he couldna#39;t do it, a€ Wheeler said .

Title:Steve Carlton and the 1972 Phillies
Author:Bruce Morgan
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-05-09


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