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The victory season : the end of World War II and the birth of baseball's golden age /

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. Full description

Main Author: Weintraub, Robert.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
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.
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