Philadelphia's Top Fifty Baseball Players PDF ePub eBook

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Philadelphia's Top Fifty Baseball Players free pdf "Philadelphia's Top Fifty Baseball Players" takes a look at the greatest players in Philadelphia baseball history from the earliest days in 1830 through the Negro Leagues and into the modern era. Their ranks include batting champions, home run kings, Most Valuable Players, Cy Young Award winners, and Hall of Famers--from Ed Delahanty, Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, Roy Campanella, Mike Schmidt, and Ryan Howard to Negro Leagues stars Judy Johnson and Biz Mackey and other Philadelphia standouts such as Richie Ashburn, Dick Allen, Chuck Klein, Eddie Collins, and Reggie Jackson. For each player the book highlights memorable incidents and accomplishments and, above all, his place in Philadelphia's rich baseball tradition.

About Rich Westcott

Rich Westcott is the author of twenty-two other books, many of which are about Philadelphia sports, including The Phillies Encyclopedia, Philadelphia's Old Ballparks, Tales from the Phillies Dugout, and A Century of Philadelphia Sports. He is a past president of the Philadelphia Sports Writers' Association and is a member of three Halls of Fame. Dallas Green managed the Philadelphia Phillies to the 1980 World Series championship.

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Author : Rich Westcott
Publisher : University of Nebraska Press
Data Published : 01 May 2013
ISBN : 0803243405
EAN : 9780803243408
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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