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Title A season in the sun : the rise of Mickey Mantle / Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith.
Author Roberts, Randy, 1951- author.
Publication New York : Basic Books, [2018]
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource
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Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Blue-Eyed Boy -- A father's dream -- The commerce comet -- The natural -- The great American game -- "Match That!" -- The Boy has come of Age -- The Gods -- "I Love Mickey" -- The best in the game -- Bums and aristocrats -- Epilogue: The last snapshot.
Summary The story of Mickey Mantle's magnificent 1956 season Mickey Mantle was the ideal batter for the atomic age, capable of hitting a baseball harder and farther than any other player in history. He was also the perfect idol for postwar America, a wholesome hero from the heartland. In A Season in the SunA Season in the Sun is an essential work for baseball fans and anyone interested in the 1950s.
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Subject Mantle, Mickey, 1931-1995.
Mantle, Mickey, 1931-1995. (OCoLC)fst01464296
New York Yankees (Baseball team) -- History.
New York Yankees (Baseball team) (OCoLC)fst00561259
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Smith, John Matthew, author.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Roberts, Randy, 1951- Season in the sun. First Edition. New York : Basic Books, [2018] 9780465094424 (DLC) 2017038834
ISBN 9780465094431 (electronic bk.)
0465094430 (electronic bk.)
9781541617049 (electronic bk.)
1541617045 (electronic bk.)

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