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Title The victory season [electronic resource] : the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age / Robert Weintraub.
Author Weintraub, Robert.
Publication New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2013]
Copyright date ©2013
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (iv, 460 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 408-446) and index.
Contents The "mature Ted Williams" -- The fallen -- Kidnapping the Kaiser and other adventures -- Reunited Redbirds -- From Hitler to hardball -- The Dodgers take Daytona -- "The right man for this test" -- Reality check -- The most interesting man in the world -- Opening day -- Jackie's debut -- Trial by fury -- Those splendid Sox -- Baseball for the one percent -- Casualties -- Montreal -- The Brat -- Paralysis -- Finito -- Strike out -- Here comes "The Man" -- "Bullseye!" -- All things Eephus -- Lucky -- The Leo beat -- Red, Whitey, and "Four-sack" Dusak -- CPO Feller -- The Jewel of Pigtown -- Fighting retreat -- Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson -- The autumn of their discontent -- Victoire -- The stretch run -- The first playoff -- Splintered -- The World Series -- The Series comes to the Hub -- Cat scratch fever -- The mad dash -- Aftermath.
Summary Chronicles the triumphant 1946 baseball season and how the sport revitalized America after the second World War, centering on such hall-of-famers as Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, and Stan Musial.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1945-
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Weintraub, Robert. Victory season. 1st ed. New York : Little, Brown and Company, c2013 9780316205917 (DLC) 2012040155 (OCoLC)806015685
ISBN 9780316248853 (electronic bk.)
0316248851 (electronic bk.)

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