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The Resource Having a career day : 101 incredible baseball feats, Stan Fischler

Having a career day : 101 incredible baseball feats, Stan Fischler

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Having a career day : 101 incredible baseball feats
Title
Having a career day
Title remainder
101 incredible baseball feats
Statement of responsibility
Stan Fischler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Longtime sportswriter and baseball fan Stan Fischler goes beyond the generic sports tale, recounting the funniest, most incredible stories from throughout the Great American Pastime's long history. Covering teams from across the league, Fischler details the following feats, and 95 more:?Joe DiMaggio committed a case of outfield robbery against Hank Greenberg?A spectator made a pitching change for the Dodgers?Reggie Jackson earned the nickname?Mister October"?One-armed Pete Gray plays center field for the St. Louis Browns?Don Larsen pitched a perfect game against the Dodgers in the World Serie
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Fischler, Stan
Dewey number
796.357/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV863.A1
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Baseball
  • Baseball
  • GAMES
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • TRAVEL
  • Baseball
  • United States
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Having a career day : 101 incredible baseball feats, Stan Fischler
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-225)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction (Or Why I Wrote This Book); Acknowledgments; I Baseball History; 1. The Most Incredible Relief Job in History; 2. Feller's Bid For a Win Felled in a Strange Way; 3. Four Home Runs the Odd Way; 4. Willie Mays' Incredible Catch Hijacks a Series; 5. A Perfect Case of Pitching Larceny by Don Larsen; 6. One Manager Comes, One Manager Goes in a Deal; 7. A Double Play Combination is Immortalized in Poetry; 8. Incredibly, a Pitcher Produced a 2.60 Earned Run Average But Finished the Season With Nothing Better than a .500 Record
  • 9. Overcoming an Eight-Run Deficit in the Seventh inning of a World Series Game to Win the Contest10. Who Won the 1945 All-Star Game?; 11. Why Did three Crucial Players in the 1947 World Series Never Play Another Big League Game?; 12. The Brother act that Won Forty-Five Games in one Season; 13. Nolan Ryan's Record Seven No-Hitters; 14. The World Series That Had Fans Evenly Divided; 15. Baseball Billboards as Famous as the Ballparks; 16. The Fastest Building of a Baseball Cathedral; 17. How the Best Baseball Center in the World Became a Ghost Diamond; 18. The Baseball War to End all Wars
  • 19. The 1942 St. Louis Cardinals-Greatest Team Ever?20. Worst Booing of a President at a Baseball Game; II Fascinating Characters; 21. Babe Ruth as Pitching Star and Car-Battering ace; 22. The Most Incredible World Series Alibi; 23. A Yankees Batboy was Fired for Almost Killing Babe Ruth-and Later Became a Film Star; 24. Double Duty was his Name; Catching and Pitching in a Doubleheader was his Claim to Fame; 25. Two Brothers who Amassed an Astonishing win Total; 26. The Best put-down of an American President by a Baseball Star; 27. From Prison to the Majors-Thanks to Billy Martin
  • 28. The Incredible Story of a Teenage Vendor who Later Returned to the same Field as a Big League Player29. Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris as Movie Stars-it Happened in Hollywood; 30. Rookie Managers are not Supposed to be Pennant- and World Series-Winners Right off the Bat; 31. A Batter Who Struck out on Only two Strikes; 32. Almost Given up for Dead in World War II, Lou Brissie Returned to Pitch in the Majors; 33. Six Managers in Four Years-Only Steinbrenner Could do it; 34. The Improbable Comeback in the Summer of 1978; 35. From Third-String Catcher to First-String Spy
  • 36. Stan Musial Shows why he Is "THe Man"37. From Mister Anonymity to All-Time Hero; 38. The Evangelist Who Doubled as a Baseball Star; 39. Was This the All-Time Baseball Bonehead Play?; 40. Barney Kremenko's Mistaken Signals; 41. Incredible Feats by Baseball Players in World War II; 42. From Hockey Goalie to Baseball Manager; 43. The Dazzy Who Got Them Dizzy; 44. The Redhead Who Turned Baseball Broadcasting Into an art Form; 45. A Baseball Publisher who Affected More Fans and Servicemen than Anyone in the Literary Business; 46. The Most Incredible Baseball Nickname Collection
Control code
880574329
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613216880
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unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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3a1feda7-344e-4648-a354-7c8e7431ee7c
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880574329
Label
Having a career day : 101 incredible baseball feats, Stan Fischler
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-225)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction (Or Why I Wrote This Book); Acknowledgments; I Baseball History; 1. The Most Incredible Relief Job in History; 2. Feller's Bid For a Win Felled in a Strange Way; 3. Four Home Runs the Odd Way; 4. Willie Mays' Incredible Catch Hijacks a Series; 5. A Perfect Case of Pitching Larceny by Don Larsen; 6. One Manager Comes, One Manager Goes in a Deal; 7. A Double Play Combination is Immortalized in Poetry; 8. Incredibly, a Pitcher Produced a 2.60 Earned Run Average But Finished the Season With Nothing Better than a .500 Record
  • 9. Overcoming an Eight-Run Deficit in the Seventh inning of a World Series Game to Win the Contest10. Who Won the 1945 All-Star Game?; 11. Why Did three Crucial Players in the 1947 World Series Never Play Another Big League Game?; 12. The Brother act that Won Forty-Five Games in one Season; 13. Nolan Ryan's Record Seven No-Hitters; 14. The World Series That Had Fans Evenly Divided; 15. Baseball Billboards as Famous as the Ballparks; 16. The Fastest Building of a Baseball Cathedral; 17. How the Best Baseball Center in the World Became a Ghost Diamond; 18. The Baseball War to End all Wars
  • 19. The 1942 St. Louis Cardinals-Greatest Team Ever?20. Worst Booing of a President at a Baseball Game; II Fascinating Characters; 21. Babe Ruth as Pitching Star and Car-Battering ace; 22. The Most Incredible World Series Alibi; 23. A Yankees Batboy was Fired for Almost Killing Babe Ruth-and Later Became a Film Star; 24. Double Duty was his Name; Catching and Pitching in a Doubleheader was his Claim to Fame; 25. Two Brothers who Amassed an Astonishing win Total; 26. The Best put-down of an American President by a Baseball Star; 27. From Prison to the Majors-Thanks to Billy Martin
  • 28. The Incredible Story of a Teenage Vendor who Later Returned to the same Field as a Big League Player29. Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris as Movie Stars-it Happened in Hollywood; 30. Rookie Managers are not Supposed to be Pennant- and World Series-Winners Right off the Bat; 31. A Batter Who Struck out on Only two Strikes; 32. Almost Given up for Dead in World War II, Lou Brissie Returned to Pitch in the Majors; 33. Six Managers in Four Years-Only Steinbrenner Could do it; 34. The Improbable Comeback in the Summer of 1978; 35. From Third-String Catcher to First-String Spy
  • 36. Stan Musial Shows why he Is "THe Man"37. From Mister Anonymity to All-Time Hero; 38. The Evangelist Who Doubled as a Baseball Star; 39. Was This the All-Time Baseball Bonehead Play?; 40. Barney Kremenko's Mistaken Signals; 41. Incredible Feats by Baseball Players in World War II; 42. From Hockey Goalie to Baseball Manager; 43. The Dazzy Who Got Them Dizzy; 44. The Redhead Who Turned Baseball Broadcasting Into an art Form; 45. A Baseball Publisher who Affected More Fans and Servicemen than Anyone in the Literary Business; 46. The Most Incredible Baseball Nickname Collection
Control code
880574329
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613216880
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3a1feda7-344e-4648-a354-7c8e7431ee7c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880574329

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