Three Finger: The Mordecai Brown Story
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BeschreibungTelling Mordecai Brown's - one of baseball's greatest pitchers - story, this title intends to trail Mordecai from the Indiana countryside to the coal mines, from semipro ball to the Majors, from the World Series mound back down to the Minors. It chronicles this man's determination to reach a dream that most believed was unreachable.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Who Was Three Finger Brown?; 2. Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown; 3. Miner Brown; 4. Three Finger; 5. The Royal Rescuer; 6. Grace under Pressure; 7. Plenty of Pluck; 8. The Champion; 9. The Mentor; 10. Old Reliable; 11. The Great Eliminator; 12. Outlaw Brown; 13. Ambassador Brown; 14. Forever Friend; 15. Hoosier Hero; 16. Old-timer; 17. Brownie
PortraitCindy Thomson is the author of a historical novel, "Brigid of Ireland," and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). Scott Brown is a charter member of the Diamond Brotherhood, a SABR member, Old Timers' Baseball Association of Chicago officer, and the founder of the Mordecai Brown Legacy Foundation. Ferguson Jenkins, a former Chicago Cub, is a Hall of Fame pitcher and Cy Young Award winner. For more information about Mordecai Brown, please visit the Web site www.threefinger.com.
Pressestimmen"An excellent window into a time when sport and society were wildly different from today, and it successfully reminds us of Mordecai Brown's rightful place in baseball's collective memory."--Tim Denevi, "Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature"--Tim Denevi"Aethlon" (10/15/2007)
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: University of Nebraska Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2008
Seitenanzahl: 250 Seiten