The Resource Electric October : seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever, Kevin Cook

Electric October : seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever, Kevin Cook

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Electric October : seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever
Title
Electric October
Title remainder
seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Cook
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the dramatic 1947 World Series explores the roles of lesser-known but key contributors including journeyman pitcher Bill Bevens, batting champ Snuffy Stirnweiss and unlikely runner Bucky Harris, examining how their unsung victories reshaped perspectives about fame and heroism
Dewey number
796.357/646
Index
index present
LC call number
GV878.4
LC item number
.C65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Electric October : seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever, Kevin Cook
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Electric October : seven World Series games, six lives, five minutes of fame that lasted forever, Kevin Cook
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Mortals -- Part one: Six lives. Young old Burt ; The fabulous breaker boy ; Zenith ; Cookie and the flea ; Bev and Snuffy ; They'll manage ; The year all hell broke loose -- Part two: Seven games. Sheer hysteria ; A horrendous afternoon ; Burns' rush ; The twenty-seventh out ; First and second guesses ; The robbery ; Battle of the Bronx -- Part three: Six futures. The year after hell broke loose ; Late innings ; Try, try again ; Warning signs ; This is Cooperstown ; Hero and hero ; Back back back -- Epilogue: The things they left behind
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
x, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250116567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
SALBT
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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      110 Union Street, Cobleskill, NY, 12043-0219, US
      42.679233 -74.483484
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      19 Kingsbury Avenue, St. Johnsville, NY, 13452-1399, US
      42.997281 -74.335642
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