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Glory in the Fall The Greatest Moments in World Series History

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ISBN-10: 1402777566

ISBN-13: 9781402777561

Edition: 2010

Authors: Peter Golenbock

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Baseball has a rich history-and a treasure trove of books, magazines, and newspaper accounts celebrating (or lamenting) what went down on the diamond. And some of the most amazing games happened when fall arrived and the boys of summer played for the championship. During those two weeks in October (now November), time stood still. Nothing else mattered. This anthology captures the best of times and the worst of times as teams battled for the glory-and will bring back memories to all who cherish America's national sport. On these pages, you'll find: o Casey Stengel's inside-the-park home run 1923-Robert W. Creamer o Babe Ruth's Called Shot 1932-Leigh Montville o The Catch: Willie Mays and…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Union Square Press
Publication date: 10/5/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 424
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Introduction
1903: Americans vs. Pirates
The First World Series: from When Boston Won the World Series
1904: Americans vs. Giants
The World Series That Wasn't: from The Year They Called Off the World Series
1912: Red Sox vs. Giants
Red Sox Game 7 Extra-Inning Win: from Red Sox Nation
1919: White Sox vs. Reds
Black Sox Scandal: from Eight Men Out
1923: Yankees vs. Giants
Casey Stengel's Inside-the-Park Home Run: from Stengel: His Life and Times
1929: Athletics vs. Cubs
Athletics' 10-Run Inning: from Connie Mack's '29 Triumph
1932: Yankees vs. Cubs
Babe Ruth's Called Shot: from The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth
1934: Cardinals vs. Tigers
The Gashouse Gang: from The Dizziest Season
1941: Yankees vs. Dodgers
Mickey Owen's Dropped Third Strike: from The New York Times, "Owen, Henrich, Say Casey Threw a Curve,"
1944: Browns vs. Cardinals
The Hapless Browns Meet the Legendary Cardinals: from The Boys Who Were Left Behind
1946: Cardinals vs. Red Sox
Enos Slaughter's Mad Dash: from The Spirit of St. Louis
1952: Yankees vs. Dodgers
Billy Martin's Game 7 Catch: from The Era: 1947-1957
1954: Giants vs. Indians
Willie Mays's Catch: from A Day in the Bleachers
1954: Giants vs. Indians
Dusty Rhodes Comes Through: from Triumph and Tragedy in Mudville
1955: Dodgers vs. Yankees
Jackie Robinson Steals Home: from What I Learned from Jackie Robinson
1955: Dodgers vs. Yankees
Sandy Amaros's Game 7 Catch: from Praying for Gil Hodges
1956: Yankees vs. Dodgers
Don Larsen's Perfect Game: from The Perfect Yankee
1960: Pirates vs. Yankees
Bill Mazeroski's Series-Winning Home Run: from The Pirates Reader
1964: Cardinals vs. Yankees
Bob Gibson's Gutty Game 7 Performance: from October, 1964
1965: Dodgers vs. Twins
Sandy Koufax, Yom Kippur, and Game 7: from Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy
1969: Mets vs. Orioles
The Miracle Mets: from The New York Mets: The Whole Story
1970: Orioles vs. Reds
The Brooks Robinson Show: from Sports Illustrated, "That Black and Orange Magic,"
1975: Red Sox vs. Reds
Carlton Fisk's Game 6 Home Run: from Beyond the Sixth Game
1977: Yankees vs. Dodgers
Reggie Jackson's Three Dingers: from Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning
1985: Royals vs. Cardinals
The Call: from The Sedalia Democrat, "'85 1-70 Series: Blame It on Balboni,"
1986: Mets vs. Red Sox
Bill Buckner and the Infamous Ground Ball: from The New Yorker, The Sporting Scene, "Not So Boston,"
1988: Dodgers vs. Athletics
Kirk Gibson's Walk-Off Home Run: from The Los Angeles Times, "It Could Only Happen in Hollywood,"
1988: Dodgers vs. Athletics
Orel Hershiser's Pitching Mastery: from Sports Illustrated, "A Case of Orel Surgery,"
1989: Giants vs. Athletics
The Earthquake Series: from The Mercury News, "Remembering the World Series Earthquake,"
1991: Twins vs. Braves
Kirby Puckett's Game 6 Performance: from ESPN: The Magazine, "11 Innings,"
1991: Twins vs. Braves
The Game 7 Duel: from The Star Tribune, "Morris vs. Smoltz,"
1993: Blue Jays vs. Phillies
Joe Carter's Walk-Off Home Run: from Sports Illustrated, "Home Sweet Homer,"
1994
World Series Canceled: from The New York Times, "Lost Games, Lost Dreams,"
1995: Indians vs. Braves
Glavine and Maddux Pitch Atlanta to Victory: from Sports Illustrated, "Brave Hearts,"
1996: Yankees vs. Braves
Jimmy Leyritz's Game 4 Home Run: from The New York Times, "For Yanks, Game Isn't Over Till They Win It in the 10th,"
1997: Indians vs. Marlins
Edgar Renteria's Game 7 Walk-Off Hit: from Sports Illustrated, "Happy Ending,"
2001: Diamondbacks vs. Yankees
Luis Gonzalez's Series-Winning Single: from ESPN.com, "Luis Gonzalez's Single Wins 2001 Series,"
2002: Angels vs. Giants
Angels' Game 6 Comeback: from The Los Angeles Daily News, "Touched by an Angel,"
2003: Marlins vs. Yankees
Young Marlins Surprise the Yankees: from The New Yorker, The Sporting Scene, "Gone South,"
2004: Red Sox vs. Cardinals
Red Sox Win!: from Faithful
2008: Phillies vs. Rays
Phillies' Suspended Game Victory: from Worth the Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies
Text Credits
Photo Credits
Index