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6 edition of Basepaths found in the catalog.

Basepaths

by Jerome Klinkowitz

  • 264 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJerry Klinkowitz.
SeriesJohns Hopkins, poetry and fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.L515 B3 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1114489M
ISBN 100801850924
LC Control Number94040448
OCLC/WorldCa31376167

Marc Gunther's Basepaths (Charles Scribner's Sons, $) takes a different approach, and the result is a far more interesting book. Gunther, a reporter for The Hartford Courant, set out to pinpoint the stages in a professional baseball career by interviewing 10 players—from Marc Heyison in his first year with the Bluefield Orioles in the. All of these preposterous propositions are easier to accept than Charles Leerhsen's in "Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty" — that Cobb was a loyal teammate and Author: Allen Barra.

Baseball's Golden Age comes alive through the voices of men who were there. Selected from the original tapes on which Lawrence S. Ritter based his classic book of baseball history, The Glory of Their Times is a collection of wonderful tales that paint a vivid and evocative picture of a lively young America and the giants who starred on her ballfields, legends like Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, . From Basepaths to Bookshelves The book traces John’s experiences in the minors in the spring and summer of through the daily e-mails .

Since I read 'War on the Basepaths' first, I almost felt like I didn't need to read the other, but I committed myself to it and this review. Despite both books being about 15 hours (1x speed) the biggest difference is focus of the book. For no obvious reason, has become the summer of Ty Cobb. Two new books about the famously belligerent outfielder are in print this year, one from SI editor Charles Leerhsen and another, more.


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Hornbaker has a clear understanding of Cobb's greatness even though he played in a relative dead ball era/5(30). War on the Basepaths will show who Ty Cobb really was, and place readers in box seats to view his life and career.

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey Released on: Febru As author Tim Hornbaker did for Charles Comiskey in Turning the Black Sox White, War on the Basepaths is an unbiased biography of one of the greatest players ever to grace a baseball diamond.

Based on detailed research and analysis, Tim Hornbaker offers the full story of Cobb's life and career, some of which has been altered for almost a century.

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Publication Date: May 5, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (2/14/). YA-Basepaths traces the minor-league managing career of former major-league catcher Ken Boyenga as he guides the Mason City (Iowa) Royals.

After choosing Mason City over a collegiate coaching position, Boyenga is confronted with the foibles of a small-town team's board of directors, the puerile antics of his players, and the re-establishment of his marriage Pages: In the timeless world of fiction it is "next year" for the Mason City Royals of Jerry Klinkowitz's award-winning Short Season and Other Stories.

Who's back. Just three players: Billy Harmon, Dave Alpert, and the baby-fat slugger Mark Wiggins. But that's good, for in minor league baseball the best players are promoted while the failures are dropped. So except for Billy, Dave, and Author: Jerome Klinkowitz. Basepaths Jerry Klinkowitz, Author, Jerome Klinkowitz, Author Johns Hopkins University Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

This book on Ty Cobb sets the record straight about the man and ballplayer. It dispels the awful myths that have been around since the Al Stump book back in and which were further solidified in the publics mind after the fine performance by Tommy Lee Jones in the movie Cobb/5.

While he retired in and passed away inWar on the Basepaths will show how Ty Cobb really was and place readers in the box seats of his incredible life. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football.

As author Tim Hornbaker did for Charles Comiskey in Turning the Black Sox White, War on the Basepaths is an unbiased biography of one of the greatest players to ever grace a baseball diamond. Based on detailed research and analysis, Tim Hornbaker offers the full story of Cobb’s life and career; some of which has been altered for almost a century.3/5(1).

War on the Basepaths: The Definitive Biography of Ty Cobb Tim Hornbaker. Sports Publishing, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. War on the Basepaths will show who Ty Cobb really was, and place readers in box seats to view his life and career. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey.

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