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A Day in the Bleachers

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From the subway ride to the ballpark, through batting practice and warm-ups, to the game-winning home run, A Day in the Bleachers describes inning by inning the strategies, heroics, and ineluctable rhythms of the opening game of the 1954 World Series. Here are the spectacular exploits of the Indians and Giants, and of a young player named Willie Mays, who made the most-talked-about catch in baseball history.

Review:

"The best of all the baseball books written from the point of view of the man in the stands." Roger Kahn, from the Introduction

Review:

"A jewel of a book...A classic." The Sporting News

Review:

"A classic...A gem." Minneapolis Star Tribune

Synopsis:

The 50th Anniversary of "The Catch"

Synopsis:

New in paperback. A thrilling you-are-there account of the 1954 World Series - published on the 50th anniversary - between the New York Giants and Cleveland Indians that forever immortalized Willie Mays for 'The Catch'.

About the Author

Arnold Hano is the author of several books on sports and sports figures. Though he remains a New York Giants fan, he now lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306813221
Introduction:
Kahn, Roger
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Introduction:
Kahn, Roger
Author:
Hano, Arnold
Subject:
General
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Edition Number:
50
Edition Description:
Anniversary
Publication Date:
20040407
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
1400x1800

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Product details 192 pages Da Capo Press - English 9780306813221 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The best of all the baseball books written from the point of view of the man in the stands."
"Review" by , "A jewel of a book...A classic."
"Review" by , "A classic...A gem."
"Synopsis" by ,
The 50th Anniversary of "The Catch"
"Synopsis" by , New in paperback. A thrilling you-are-there account of the 1954 World Series - published on the 50th anniversary - between the New York Giants and Cleveland Indians that forever immortalized Willie Mays for 'The Catch'.
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