Baseball
epub |eng | 1968-01-01 | Author:Robert Coover [Coover, Robert]

Face stung. Felt dizzy. Greasy. He paused there, in the corner, half ready to quit, getting his breath. Then he saw where he was. In his own dugout. Visitors' dugout ...
( Category: Literary Fiction July 2,2021 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-15 | Author:John Thorn [Thorn, John]

9 SPORTING GOODS AND HIGHER THOUGHT With his brother, J. Walter Spalding, Albert had established the sporting-goods business of Spalding & Brother in the spring of 1876. A surviving ledger ...
( Category: Baseball June 14,2021 )
epub |eng | 2010-05-14 | Author:Jeff Shesol [Shesol, Jeff]

Still, he was confident—and not without cause. “All odds [are] that the President [will] get what he wanted,” Time predicted in mid-February, and it was hard to find anyone in ...
( Category: American History May 30,2021 )
epub |eng | 2014-06-11 | Author:Jeff Duke & Chad Bonham [Duke, Jeff & Bonham, Chad]

* * * Jesus had a plan. For the Master Coach, that meant getting in the boat. For you, it might mean visiting your athletes at their homes. * * ...
( Category: Baseball January 12,2021 )
epub |eng | 2017-11-02 | Author:Houston Chronicle

Verlander was spectacular in his five regular-season starts with the Astros, winning all five games and striking out 43 in 34 innings, with a 1.06 ERA. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle) The ...
( Category: Baseball November 25,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Louis Agassiz [Louis Agassiz]

( Category: Historical Biographies November 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-11-24 | Author:Bill Madden

* * * The Mets’ disappointing 83-79 third-place finish in 1971, in which they ranked eighth in the twelve-team National League in runs, underscored the need for GM Scheffing to ...
( Category: Baseball November 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-10-22 | Author:Bob Motley

In my early twenties trying to look citified after moving from small-town Alabama to small-city Ohio. Relaxing during chow time while serving in Japan during World War II. In my ...
( Category: Baseball November 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2002-01-01 | Author:Patrick J. Caraher

Chapter 9 1977 Reggie Jackson The Whole is greater than the sum of its parts. As my interest in baseball matured my focus began to shift from interest in the ...
( Category: Baseball November 17,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-14 | Author:William D. McPoil

This 1923 photograph displays the Sacramento High School team, the winners of the league championship that year. Although the players are unidentified, it is known that Walter Mails, who pitched ...
( Category: American History September 26,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-05 | Author:Roland Lazenby [Lazenby, Roland]

The Fourth Championship After battling all season to be crowned NBA champions, the Chicago Bulls climbed close enough to see their glittering prize, only to discover they’d have to sit ...
( Category: Arts & Literature Biographies September 8,2020 )
epub |eng | 2003-05-14 | Author:David Halberstam [HALBERSTAM, DAVID]

TED WILLIAMS, BOBBY DOERR, AND A NEIGHBOR IN FRONT OF WILLIAMS’ CHILDHOOD HOME, SAN DIEGO, CIRCA 1938–39 TED WILLIAMS, JOHN PESKY, AND DOMINIC DIMAGGIO The idea of Ted Williams, frail, ...
( Category: Baseball August 15,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2010-10-31 | Author:Marvin Miller

It was finally agreed that any grievance arising out of alleged corruption could be ruled on by the commissioner as long as the player's right to a fair hearing was ...
( Category: Basketball August 9,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2010-10-15 | Author:Chad Millman & Shawn Coyne

29 ART ROONEY JR. WAS IN HIS ROOSEVELT HOTEL OFFICE ONE morning in 1968. "I liked to call it the boiler room," Rooney says. He was always playing the part ...
( Category: Baseball August 8,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Joe Burns [Burns, Joe]

7.PRIVATIZATION AND THE “FREE MARKET” During the fiscal crisis of the late 1970s, public employers began to look more and more toward contracting out public services. Initially, these “privatization” efforts ...
( Category: Labor Law August 6,2020 )