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Year of Blue Snow The 1964 Philadelphia Phillies

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ISBN-10: 1933599510

ISBN-13: 9781933599519

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mel Marmer, Bill Nowlin

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356 pages, over 70 photographs Catcher Gus Triandos dubbed the Philadelphia Phillies' 1964 season "the year of the blue snow"-a rare thing that happens once in a great while. The Phillies were having a spectacular season in which everything was going right. They held a 6 1/2 game lead on September 20, with just 12 games to play. But the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals never gave up, and when the Phillies lost 10 consecutive games, it became a horrific collapse for Phillies fanatics. But wait a minute. When it was seemingly too late, the Phillies finally won a game-and the first-place Cardinals lost two to the lowly Mets, so on the last day of the season there might be a three-way…    
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List price: $19.95
Publisher: Society for American Baseball Research
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.74" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

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