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Author Bryant, Howard, 1968-

Title Legends : the best players, games, and teams in baseball / Howard Bryant.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 796.357 Bry    ---  Available
Description xii, 228 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
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Source NBK 4/15 PPLY
Summary Presents a history of America's pastime that discusses many of its most notable players, teams, rivalries, and moments, from Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier to the home run race between Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire.
Note Includes index.
Contents Spring. The One and Only: Babe Ruth -- 42: Jackie Robinson becomes a legend -- Willie's time: the greatness of Willie Mays -- Too good: six years of Sandy Koufax -- "Something for me, Mama": Henry Aaron hits #715 -- Rickey Henderson: one of a kind -- Summer. Miracle!: the 1914 Boston Braves -- The Boys of Summer: the 1947-55 Brooklyn Dodgers -- The Outlaws: the 1972-74 Oakland A's -- Saved: the 1993 San Francisco Giants -- Too good to be true: Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa -- Victory summer: the 1998 New York Yankees -- Fall. Goliath falls: the 1960 World Series -- Something to prove: Roberto Clemente's quest -- The best ever: the 1975 World Series -- The Original: Reggie Jackson becomes Mr. October -- "Don't give us a chance": the 2004 Boston Red Sox -- Joy and heartbreak: the 2011 World Series -- A timeline of baseball's key moments (top 40 style).
Audience Age: 8-12.
Grade: 4 to 6.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball -- History.
Baseball players.
ISBN 9780399169038

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