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Gashouse Gang How Dizzy Dean, Leo Durocher, Branch Rickey, Pepper Martin, and Their Colorful, Come-From-Behind Ball Club Won the World Series-and America's Heart-During the Great Depression

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ISBN-10: 1586485687

ISBN-13: 9781586485689

Edition: N/A

Authors: John Heidenry

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With The Gashouse Gang, John Heidenry delivers the definitive account of one the greatest and most colorful baseball teams of all times, the 1934 St. Louis Cardinals, filled with larger-than-life baseball personalities like Branch Rickey, Leo Durocher, Pepper Martin, Casey Stengel, Satchel Paige, Frankie Frisch, and—especially— the eccentric good ol' boy and great pitcher Dizzy Dean and his brother Paul. The year 1934 marked the lowest point of the Great Depression, when the U.S. went off the gold standard, banks collapsed by the score, and millions of Americans were out of work. Epic baseball feats offered welcome relief from the hardships of daily life. The Gashouse Gang, the brilliant…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 4/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.46" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English