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Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems Favorite Baseball Stories from the Legends of the Game

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ISBN-10: 0071545948

ISBN-13: 9780071545945

Edition: 2008

Authors: Tim McCarver, George F. Will, Jim Moskovitz, Danny Peary

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Baseball's premier national television analyst Tim McCarver presents fascinating tales from the game's greatest players and personalities "Tim McCarver's Diamond Gems" is a treasure trove of fabulous anecdotes from the many baseball celebrities who have appeared on "The Tim McCarver Show." A valuable mix of baseball history with a personal touch, this book is a natural for everyone who loves the game. Includes tales from baseball greats Sandy Koufax, Stan Musial, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra, Tom Seaver, Cal Ripken Jr., Johnny Bench, Don Mattingly, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Chipper Jones, David Wright, and many more. "Baseball is THE storyteller's game. So, if you…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 3/13/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, television personality and author George F. Will is one of the most widely read writers in the world, with columns in over 450 newsapers and a biweekly Newsweek column. In addition to the Pulitzer, Will has won the National Headliners Award and a Silurian Award. Five collections of his Newsweek and newspaper columns have been published and he has written numerous other works.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Filling Out the Lineup Card
Earl Weaver
Don Zimmer
Jack McKeon
Tommy Lasorda
Joe Torre
Tony La Russa
Bobby Valentine
Lou Piniella
Willie Randolph
The Catchers
Yogi Berra
Bob Uecker
Johnny Bench
Gary Carter
Ivan Rodriguez
Paul Lo Duca
The First Basemen
Tony Perez
Keith Hernandez
Don Mattingly
Carlos Delgado
Second to No One: On Jackie Robinson
Ralph Branca
Larry Doby
Ralph Kiner
Robin Roberts
Hank Aaron
Frank Robinson
Willie Mays
The Third Basemen
Mike Schmidt
Wade Boggs
Scott Brosius
Chipper Jones
David Wright
The Shortstops
Ernie Banks
Bucky Dent
Ozzie Smith
Cal Ripken Jr.
Alex Rodriguez
Derek Jeter
The Left Fielders
Stan Musial
Ralph Kiner
Don Baylor
The Center Fielders
Larry Doby
Willie Mays
Bobby Murcer
Mookie Wilson
The Right Fielders
Enos Slaughter
Hank Aaron
Frank Robinson
Ken Singleton
Dave Winfield
Tony Gwynn
Gary Sheffield
The Righty Rotation
Robin Roberts
Bob Gibson
Jim Bouton
Jim Palmer
Tom Seaver
Bert Blyleven
The Righty Rotation II (1977-present)
Jack Morris
Ron Darling
Roger Clemens
David Cone
John Smoltz
Tim Hudson
The Lefties
Warren Spahn
Whitey Ford
Sandy Koufax
Jim Kaat
Tom Glavine
Al Leiter
The Bullpen
Rollie Fingers
Dennis Eckersley
Dave Righetti
Mike Stanton
Joe Torre on Mariano Rivera
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