Electric October

Electric October

Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever

Book - 2017
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A chronicle of the 1947 World Series explores the roles of key contributors, including journeyman pitcher Bill Bevens, batting champ Snuffy Stirnweiss, and unlikely managers Bucky Harris and Burt Shotton, examining the life-changing effects of their fleeting fame.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781250116567
1250116562
Branch Call Number: 796.357 C7723
Characteristics: x, 289 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Nov 02, 2017

If you like baseball, you'll like this book. Lots of fascinating trivia and a vivid reminder of how much the game has changed in the last 40 years. Recommended for baseball, history, and a story of how the underdog had a day in the sun.

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