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Title Almost Yankees : the summer of '81 and the greatest baseball team you've never heard of / J. David Herman.
Author Herman, J. David, author.
Publication Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Copyright date ©2019
Description xxiii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 796.357097 H
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I wouldn't ship anything to New York just yet -- Locked out -- For openers -- A ball never comes to me -- Signs of life -- Hello, baseball -- This is Phil Rizzuto from Norfolk, Virginia -- The grind -- Flashing the "H" -- Time to get up -- I guess I'm in charge -- Postseason -- There's something I've got to tell you -- Heroes.
Summary "Almost Yankees is the story of the New York Yankees' then Triple-A farm club, the 1981 Columbus Clippers, and its players performing in the shadow of one of the sport's most famous teams and infamous owners"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Columbus Clippers (Baseball team) -- History -- 20th century.
New York Yankees (Baseball team) -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball teams -- Ohio -- Columbus -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball teams -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Baseball players -- Ohio -- Columbus -- Biography.
Baseball team owners -- Ohio -- Columbus -- Biography.
New York Yankees (Baseball team) (OCoLC)fst00561259
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
Baseball team owners. (OCoLC)fst00828039
Baseball teams. (OCoLC)fst00828040
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Ohio -- Columbus. (OCoLC)fst01205076
1900-1999
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781496208897 hardcover ; alkaline paper
1496208897 hardcover ; alkaline paper
Standard # 40028986245

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