Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players

Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players

Author: Pete Cava

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476622705

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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Indiana boasts a rich baseball tradition, with 10 native sons enshrined in Cooperstown. This biographical dictionary provides a close look at the lives of all 364 Hoosier big leaguers, who include New York City’s first baseball superstar; the first rookie pitcher to win three games in a World Series; the man who caught most of Cy Young’s record 511 career wins; one of the game’s first star relievers; the player who held the record for consecutive games played before Lou Gehrig; an obscure infielder mentioned in Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip; baseball’s only one-legged pitcher; Indiana’s first Mr. Basketball, who became one of baseball’s greatest pinch-hitters; the first African American to play for the Cincinnati Reds; the only pitcher to throw a perfect game in the World Series; the skipper of the 1969 “Miracle Mets”; the pitcher for whom a ground-breaking surgical procedure is named; and the only two men to have played in both the World Series and the Final Four of the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Pete Cava
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-02 - Publisher: McFarland

Indiana boasts a rich baseball tradition, with 10 native sons enshrined in Cooperstown. This biographical dictionary provides a close look at the lives of all 364 Hoosier big leaguers, who include New York City’s first baseball superstar; the first rookie pitcher to win three games in a World Series; the
Indiana-Born Major League Baseball Players
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Pete Cava
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-22 - Publisher: McFarland

Indiana boasts a rich baseball tradition, with 10 native sons enshrined in Cooperstown. This biographical dictionary provides a close look at the lives of all 364 Hoosier big leaguers, who include New York City's first baseball superstar; the first rookie pitcher to win three games in a World Series; the
Mom's Handy Book of Backyard Games
Language: en
Pages: 106
Authors: Pete Cava
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Wish Pub

"There's nothing to do!", "I'm Bored!". Ever hear that from your children? If so, here's the antidote. This book provides guidelines for a variety of games and activities that range from the ancient to the ultramodern. Including rules from everything from One Old Cat to Ultimate Frisbee, this book will
Tales from the Cubs Dugout
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Pete Cava
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Sports Pub

Have so many ever cheered so much for so little? The Chicago Cubs last won the World Series in 1908 and last appeared in the Fall Classic the year World War II ended. Yet Cubs fans are among the most loyal, the most knowledgable, and the most rabid in baseball.
Indiana
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: R. Conrad Stein
Categories: Indiana
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Children's Press(CT)

Introduces the geography, history, government, economy, industry, culture, historic sites, and famous people of Hoosier State.