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Title:
The Sporting news selects baseball's 25 greatest moments
Author:
Smith, Ron, 1949 April 19-
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Publication Information:
St. Louis, Mo. : Sporting News Pub. Co., [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
186 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Language:
English
Added Uniform Title:
Sporting news.
ISBN:
9780892046263
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Rich full-color and black-and-white photographs highlight the third book in The Sporting News Selects series--ranking the great players, the great games, and the greatest moments in the history of baseball.


Author Notes

Ron Smith, a senior editor for The Sporting News, has almost three decades of experience in newspapers, magazines and books. The 1971 University of Missouri graduate began his journalism career in Florida and joined The Sporting News in 1980, forming the books department he directed for 10 years. Smith, a native of Independence, Mo., is a longtime student of baseball history and a serious follower of the other major sports.


Table of Contents

Joe Morgan
Forewordp. 6
Introductionp. 8
The Next 10p. 174
All-Star Game Momentsp. 176
Moments That Changed the Gamep. 178
Unusual, and Unforgettablep. 180
Individual Featsp. 182
1 The Shot Heard 'Round the Worldp. 10
2 Mazp. 20
3 Larsen's Perfect Gamep. 28
4 Fisk Waves It Fairp. 34
5 Hammerin' Hank and The Babep. 40
6 Gibson Delivers in a Pinchp. 46
7 62 and Beyondp. 52
8 E-3p. 60
9 The Catchp. 66
10 The Mad Dashp. 72
11 The Luckiest Man Alivep. 78
12 Reggie! Reggie! Reggie!p. 86
13 McCovey Lines Outp. 92
14 Over the Green Monsterp. 98
15 The Summer of 61p. 104
16 Carter's Swing Beats The Wild Thingp. 110
17 The New Iron Manp. 116
18 The Boys of Summerp. 124
19 Haddix's Perfect Lossp. 132
20 The New Hits Kingp. 138
21 Chambliss Sinks the Royalsp. 144
22 George Brett and The Goosep. 150
23 The Dropped Third Strikep. 156
24 Fallen Angelsp. 162
25 Cookie Crumbles Bevensp. 168