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The Resource The victory season : the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age, Robert Weintraub

The victory season : the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age, Robert Weintraub

Label
The victory season : the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age
Title
The victory season
Title remainder
the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age
Statement of responsibility
Robert Weintraub
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the triumphant 1946 baseball season and how the sport revitalized America after the second World War, centering on such hall-of-famers as Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, and Stan Musial
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.3570973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV863.A1
LC item number
W416 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The victory season : the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age, Robert Weintraub
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 408-446) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The "mature Ted Williams" -- The fallen -- Kidnapping the Kaiser and other adventures -- Reunited Redbirds -- From Hitler to hardball -- The Dodgers take Daytona -- "The right man for this test" -- Reality check -- The most interesting man in the world -- Opening day -- Jackie's debut -- Trial by fury -- Those splendid Sox -- Baseball for the one percent -- Casualties -- Montreal -- The Brat -- Paralysis -- Finito -- Strike out -- Here comes "The Man" -- "Bullseye!" -- All things Eephus -- Lucky -- The Leo beat -- Red, Whitey, and "Four-sack" Dusak -- CPO Feller -- The Jewel of Pigtown -- Fighting retreat -- Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson -- The autumn of their discontent -- Victoire -- The stretch run -- The first playoff -- Splintered -- The World Series -- The Series comes to the Hub -- Cat scratch fever -- The mad dash -- Aftermath
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
iv, 460 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780316205917
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012040155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky251190894
  • (OCoLC)806015685
  • 854496
Label
The victory season : the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age, Robert Weintraub
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 408-446) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The "mature Ted Williams" -- The fallen -- Kidnapping the Kaiser and other adventures -- Reunited Redbirds -- From Hitler to hardball -- The Dodgers take Daytona -- "The right man for this test" -- Reality check -- The most interesting man in the world -- Opening day -- Jackie's debut -- Trial by fury -- Those splendid Sox -- Baseball for the one percent -- Casualties -- Montreal -- The Brat -- Paralysis -- Finito -- Strike out -- Here comes "The Man" -- "Bullseye!" -- All things Eephus -- Lucky -- The Leo beat -- Red, Whitey, and "Four-sack" Dusak -- CPO Feller -- The Jewel of Pigtown -- Fighting retreat -- Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson -- The autumn of their discontent -- Victoire -- The stretch run -- The first playoff -- Splintered -- The World Series -- The Series comes to the Hub -- Cat scratch fever -- The mad dash -- Aftermath
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
iv, 460 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780316205917
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012040155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky251190894
  • (OCoLC)806015685
  • 854496

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