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Title:
They called me God : the best umpire who ever lived
Author:
Harvey, Doug, 1930-
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Edition:
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Gallery Books, 2014.
Physical Description:
vii, 274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Summary:
"The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the "Best Umpires of All Time" by the Society of American Baseball Research--filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories"--
Language:
English
Contents:
A wonderful life -- A not-so-easy childhood -- Hard knocks at college -- A perfect inspiration -- Rootless in the minors -- Joy -- Noticed in Puerto Rico -- Hoops -- Al Barlick's whipping boy -- Characters -- Sandy, Willie, and Charlie Hustle -- Jocko and Shag -- Memorable moments -- Crew chief -- The commissioners -- The last hurrah -- My mission in life -- The hall of fame.
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ISBN:
9781476748788
Format :
Book

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