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Title:
Stand and deliver : a history of pinch-hitting
Author:
Votano, Paul, 1929-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The makeup of an effective pinch-hitter -- 1876-1899: the pinch-hitting pioneers -- 1900-1909: pinch-hitting begins developing in earnest -- 1910-1919: Moose McCormick, the best yet off the bench -- 1920-1929: Cy Williams starts setting home run records -- 1930-1939: Red Lucas, Johnny Frederick and Bing Miller excel -- 1940-1949: none better than a couple of Joes named Cronin and Schultz -- 1950-1959: one extreme, Johnny Mize, to another, Eddie Gaedel -- 1960-1969: Smoky Burgess and Jerry Lynch make it an art form -- 1970-1979: Manny Mota, Jose Morales and the designated hitter emerge -- 1980-1989: Del Unser, Cliff Johnson and Greg Gross dominate -- 1990-2002: Lenny Harris, John Vander Wal and Dave Hansen carry on -- The impact of the designated hitter.
ISBN:
9780786415885
Format :
Book