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The Resource The called shot : Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the unforgettable major league baseball season of 1932, Thomas Wolf

The called shot : Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the unforgettable major league baseball season of 1932, Thomas Wolf

Label
The called shot : Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the unforgettable major league baseball season of 1932
Title
The called shot
Title remainder
Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the unforgettable major league baseball season of 1932
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Wolf
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The story of the 1932 baseball season and Babe Ruth's called shot"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolf, Thomas
Dewey number
796.3570973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV863.A1
LC item number
W648 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Ruth, Babe
  • New York Yankees (Baseball team)
  • Chicago Cubs (Baseball team)
Label
The called shot : Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the unforgettable major league baseball season of 1932, Thomas Wolf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue : a broken umbrella in a rainstorm -- Rogers Hornsby -- William Wrigley -- Spring training -- Opening day -- The math wizard -- The rivals -- Rookie pItchers -- Brawls -- Hornsby and Cuyler -- Brooklyn -- Road trips -- Chicago conventions -- Independence Day -- Double X -- Wicked Chicago -- Harry Hortman and Charlie Ireland -- Sbarbaro's courtroom -- Legs of glass -- The end of the Hornsby era -- The boys of summer -- Judge Landis intervenes -- Stretch run -- Yankees coast -- The World Series begins -- The crowd gathers -- The called shot -- The World Series ends -- Post bame -- Fans return home -- Ruth's legacy with the Cubs -- Epilogue : the Babe calls his last shot -- Extra innings
Control code
2019035338
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 374 pages
Isbn
9780803255241
Lccn
2019035338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The called shot : Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the unforgettable major league baseball season of 1932, Thomas Wolf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue : a broken umbrella in a rainstorm -- Rogers Hornsby -- William Wrigley -- Spring training -- Opening day -- The math wizard -- The rivals -- Rookie pItchers -- Brawls -- Hornsby and Cuyler -- Brooklyn -- Road trips -- Chicago conventions -- Independence Day -- Double X -- Wicked Chicago -- Harry Hortman and Charlie Ireland -- Sbarbaro's courtroom -- Legs of glass -- The end of the Hornsby era -- The boys of summer -- Judge Landis intervenes -- Stretch run -- Yankees coast -- The World Series begins -- The crowd gathers -- The called shot -- The World Series ends -- Post bame -- Fans return home -- Ruth's legacy with the Cubs -- Epilogue : the Babe calls his last shot -- Extra innings
Control code
2019035338
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 374 pages
Isbn
9780803255241
Lccn
2019035338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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