The New York Giants : An Informal History of a Great Baseball Club (Writing Baseball)

The New York Giants : An Informal History of a Great Baseball Club (Writing Baseball)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 318 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780809324156
  • DDC分類 796.35764097471

Table of Contents

        List of Illustrations                      ix
Foreword xi
Ray Robinson
``We Are the People!'' 3 (9)
The Decline of Day 12 (7)
A Time of Tumult 19 (16)
The Arrival of John McGraw 35 (8)
The New Owner of the Giants 43 (7)
``Hey, Barney!''-And Another Pennant 50 (6)
The Afternoon of September 23, 1908 56 (8)
The Old Guard Fades Out 64 (3)
A Pennant Is ``Stolen'' 67 (4)
McGraw Loses a Friend 71 (7)
The Team That Fell Apart 78 (5)
Twenty-Six Games in a Row 83 (11)
A Brawl...A Repudiation...A Pennant 94 (9)
Schupp Fades and Youngs Returns 103(3)
The Entrance of Charles A. Stoneham 106(11)
Rough Prelude to Triumph 117(4)
First of Four Flags in a Row 121(9)
Everything Happened in 1922 130(13)
Still Another Series on the Subway 143(5)
The Dolan-O'Connell Case 148(11)
New Heroes for Old 159(8)
The Giants Meet Hornsby 167(6)
An Unhappy Time 173(5)
Southpaw from Beaumont 178(6)
The Lag Continues 184(7)
Spring in California 191(7)
End of a Reign 198(4)
After Nine Years 202(8)
Gibe That Cost a Pennant 210(7)
A Near Miss in '35 217(3)
Death Takes C. A. Stoneham 220(4)
After a Stumbling Start 224(3)
Approach to a Turning Point 227(10)
Lights over the Polo Grounds 237(5)
The Last Time Around for Terry 242(7)
A Surprise Appointment 249(7)
``Ball Players? What Ball Players?'' 256(5)
Terry Departs and Hubbell Moves Up 261(7)
``Nice Guys Finish Last'' 268(7)
The Crash of Bats in 1947 275(6)
The News Nobody Believed 281(5)
Leo's in Trouble--and Out 286(7)
``The Brat'' Becomes a Giant 293(5)
Never a Year Like This 298(6)
With One Swipe of His Bat 304(5)
Index 309