When Baseball Was Still King

When Baseball Was Still King

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Baseball in the 1950s comes to life through the words of 92 players from the fifties. In their conversations with author Gene Fehler, they tell, in more than a thousand stories and comments, of memorable moments, their dealings with umpires and managers, injuries and trades that affected their careers, regrets and joys that still remain with them so many years later. Players spoken to include Hall of Famers, All Stars, journeymen, and a few who were in the big leagues for the proverbial cup of coffee. Regardless of stature, they all have wonderful stories to tell about big league life in the 1The last decade in which there could be absolutely no argument as to which sport the words a€œthe National Pastimea€ called ... Dale Long, Bob Turley, Gus Bell, Bob Nieman, Charlie Maxwell, Jim Lemon, Lew Burdette, Jim Busby, Whitey Ford , ... The years that followed would soon bring Mathews and Aaron, Killebrew and Haddix, Kaline and Banks, Don Larsen ... published by Sports Publishing ( Talesfrom Baseballa#39;s Golden Age, 2000; and More Talesfrom Baseballa#39;s Golden Age, 2002).

Title:When Baseball Was Still King
Author:Gene Fehler
Publisher:McFarland - 2012


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