The baseball book : a celebration of the national pastime

Format: Print Book 2006
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Summary
Along with stunning photography--including every one of the magazine's covers since 1954--and the great writing that has appeared in Sports Illustrated's pages, this invaluable volume is chock-full of facts and figures spanning a half-century of American sports.
Contents
Introduction / by Tom Verducci
The pre-1920's
A one-way ticket to obscurity / by John Schulian
Wrigley rapture / by Steve Rushin
Baseball's Johnny Appleseed / by Harold Peterson
The 1920s
"Everyone is helpless and in awe" / by Roy Blount Jr.
The transistor kid / by Robert Creamer
The 1930s
A series to savor / by Steve Rushin
The benching of a legend / by Roger Kahn
This old house / by William Nack
The quiet warrior / by Esmeralda Santiago
The 1940s
The very best act in town / by Jack Olsen
SI's alltime all-stars
Final twist of the dream / by George Plimpton
The 1950s
William does it! / by Richard Hoffer
A workingman's hero / by Richard Hoffer
You had to see it to believe it / by Rick Reilly
The Mick always swung from the heels / by Richard Hoffer
The 1960s
Aches and pains and three batting titles / by Myron Cope
Standing tall at short / by Steve Wulf
Giants among men / by Frank Deford
The 1970s
Lost in history / by William Nack
Fabric of the game / by Sarah Ballard
High-wire act / by Tom Verducci
All is forgiven / by Keith Olbermann
The 1980s
The record almost killed him / by Rick Telander
End of story / by Tom Verducci
No place in the shade / by Mark Kram
The 1990s
The spirit of St. Louis / by Rick Reilly
Love, hate and Billy Martin / by Frank Deford
The stuff of legend / by Steve Wulf
A day of light and shadow / by Jonathan Schwartz
The 2000s
From the hill to the hall / by Herbert Warren Wind
Rapid Robert can still bring it / by Frank Deford
Tiger tales / by Leigh Montville
Acknowledgements.

Additional Information
Subjects Major League Baseball (Organization) -- History.
Major League Baseball (Organization) -- Pictorial works.
Baseball -- United States -- History.
Baseball -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Publisher New York :Sports Illustrated Books/Time Inc. Home Entertainment,2006
Other Titles Sports illustrated.
Sports illustrated, the baseball book
Contributors Fleder, Rob.
Language English
Notes Compilation of articles and images from Sports illustrated.
Description 294 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
ISBN 1933405236
9781933405230
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