The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball's Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises (eBOOK)


The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball's Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises
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File Format:PDF
Categories:Sports Books
Uploaded:2018-02-01 00:00:00 (2018)
Pages:304
Format:Paperback
Weight:440 g
ISBN:9780810895089
Overview:The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball's Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises - Professional baseball has always consisted of a variety of characters, from likeable youngsters to notorious rebels. From 1871 to the present, the sport has witnessed the likes of Germany Schaeffer, an infielder with a penchant for "stealing" first base; Joe Medwick, the only player ever removed from a game for his own safety; and first baseman Hal Chase, noted for being one of the most corrupt players in baseball history. The Cooperstown Chronicles takes an entertaining look at the unusual lives, strange demises, and downright rowdy habits of some of the most colorful personalities in the history of baseball. Chapters profile the game's well-known tough-guys, the hard-drinking revelers, head-hunting pitchers, players who took their own lives, and those who died far too young from accidents or diseases. Frank Russo goes beyond the stats and delves into each player's personality, his life outside of baseball, and even his final resting place. The stories of little-known players like Terry Enyart, who pitched just one and two-thirds innings in the major leagues, are told next to those of superstars such as Mike Flanagan, who played professional ball for 18 years.However brief or long a career he may have had, every major league player has a story to tell. The Cooperstown Chronicles gives a voice to many of those players who are no longer able to tell their stories themselves. Compelling, fun, and often surprising, this book will entertain baseball fans and historians alike.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780810895089. It was written by the following authors: Frank Russo. Book The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball's Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises, which can be read online, published by the company: Rowman & Littlefield. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2018-02-01 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 440 g. File for download The Cooperstown Chronicles: Baseball's Colorful Characters, Unusual Lives, and Strange Demises has PDF format and is called the-cooperstown-chronicles-baseballs-colorful-characters-unusual-lives-and-strange-demises.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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