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Title:
Sal Maglie : baseball's demon barber
Author:
Testa, Judith Anne, 1943-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xviii, 468 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Maglies of Italy and America -- The Niagara Nugget goes nowhere: Sal's career in the minor leagues -- A taste of the bigs : from the Jersey City Giants to the New York Giants -- The Cuban winter league and the Mexican baseball war -- Down Mexico way : Sal's two seasons with the Puebla Parrots -- Knocking around : the All-Stars, the gas pumps, and the Drummondville Cubs -- While you were gone-- : major league baseball from 1946 through 1949 -- The birth of "The Barber" : Sal's 1950 season with the New York Giants -- At the axis of event, part 1 : Maglie and the 1951 miracle season -- At the axis of event, part 2 : the playoffs, the pennant, and the World Series -- 1952 : a season of sun and shadows -- 1953 : Sal's season in hell -- 1954 : the Giants take it all -- 1955 : troubles, travels, and a transformed family -- 1956 : the artful dodger--Sal comes "home" to Brooklyn -- 1956 : money pitcher : Maglie's no-hitter, the pennant, and the World Series -- 1957 : "the calendar never killed anybody" : Sal at 40 as a Dodger and a Yankee -- 1958-1959 : sunset at the show--Maglie's last year as a player -- 1960-1962, 1966 : coaching the kids : four seasons with the Boston Red Sox -- 1967 : tragedy at home, triumph in Boston -- 1968-1969 : Maglie's stint with the Seattle Pilots -- The rest of his days : Sal's life after baseball -- Twilight and darkness : Maglie's final years.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780875803678
Format :
Book