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The Sporting news baseball trivia book II

The Sporting news baseball trivia book II

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Published by Sporting News Pub. Co. in St. Louis, Mo .
Written in English


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Other titlesBaseball trivia book., Sporting news.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24726345M

Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. Progressive and left-wing activists, radical journalists, and the Black press led the effort to desegregate baseball. Rampersad reminds us, as did the film "42," of the intense physical and emotional abuse that Robinson had to endure not only as a rookie but throughout his playing days and even when he retired, including criticism from some younger civil rights activists who called him an "Uncle Tom. Ferguson Jenkins was arrested with cocaine in his luggage. Benjamin F. But Koufax went in the postseason, and there's another famous starting pitcher with a better ERA and record.

Little, Brown has certainly made a statement with this book. For some time after his death other players were measured against his accomplishments, only to be dismissed with "he warn't no Creighton. But it's no hall of angels! But who was the fastest? How the hell did he do it?

Mike Potter somehow managed to bat. He should be hunting bears with switches! Little, Brown has certainly made a statement with this book. He holds the record for steals in a game, with seven.


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Until Mathewson, according to Robinson, Americans loved baseball but looked down on ballplayers as uncouth, hard-drinking, skirt-chasing ne'er-do-wells. Bill Veeck is an exception - a non-greedy egomaniac. Rube spent money so rashly on women and booze that the Athletics paid him in dollar bills, hoping they'd last longer.

But amazingly, Berra was not even the best player on his own team in this category. What a great foursome that would have been! In fact, he was already planning his funeral. Make that a triple bang, because his last three hits were all home runs! Two weeks later the Babe retired, but we can always remember him by that magnificent parting shot.

Adding to the scandal is the Players Association's failure to wage a campaign to insist that Miller - who lead the union from to and who died in at age be voted into that hallowed hall.

Kendrick was a year-old career journeyman who was only playing because it was a road game with the DH. Inside, the words and pacing reveal an uncommon man. His baserunning antics were so popular with the public that crowds shouted "Slide, Kelly, Slide!

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