Few and Chosen Negro Leagues

Few and Chosen Negro Leagues

Author: Monte Irvin

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN: 9781617499289

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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Monte Irvin, a New York Giants star player who got his start in the Negro Leagues, pays homage to baseball's unsung heroes and long-forgotten stars by selecting the top five players at each position and the top five managers, owners, pioneers, or organisers from the Negro Leagues.
Few and Chosen Negro Leagues
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Monte Irvin, Phil Pepe
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-01 - Publisher: Triumph Books

Monte Irvin, a New York Giants star player who got his start in the Negro Leagues, pays homage to baseball's unsung heroes and long-forgotten stars by selecting the top five players at each position and the top five managers, owners, pioneers, or organisers from the Negro Leagues.
Oscar Charleston
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: Jeremy Beer
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

2020 SABR Seymour Medal 2019 CASEY Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year Buck O’Neil once described him as “Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, and Tris Speaker rolled into one.” Among experts he is regarded as the best player in Negro Leagues history. During his prime he became a legend
Few and Chosen Dodgers
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Duke Snider, Phil Pepe
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-01 - Publisher: Triumph Books

Before curses and quaint ballparks were in vogue, the Brooklyn Dodgers were playing in a beloved old park in front of passionate fans whose hopes were dashed with cruel regularity. The Brooklyn Dodgers couldn't win the big one, but throughout their fascinating history they always had tremendous talent—which continued after
Few and Chosen Cubs
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ron Santo, Phil Pepe
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-04-01 - Publisher: Triumph Books

A richly illustrated history of the storied Chicago Cubs franchise looks at the accomplishments of the five top players in each position on the field, profiling the baseball legends of each era, including Sammy Sosa, Greg Maddux, Kerry Wood, Ernie Banks, Mark Grace, Gabby Hartnett, and others.
Induction Day at Cooperstown
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Dennis Corcoran
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-08 - Publisher: McFarland

Nearly every year since 1939, baseball’s most outstanding players, umpires, pioneers and executives have been enshrined at Cooperstown in a public ceremony attracting thousands of fans from across (and sometimes beyond) the United States. Whether conferred by the Baseball Writers Association of America, the Veterans Committee, or in the case