The Seventh Game

The Seventh Game

The 35 World Series That Have Gone the Distance

Book - 2004
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A PAPERBACK ORIGINAL The amazing stories behind the 35 seventh games of baseball's World Series The World Series has gone to a thrilling game seven only 35 times, and each one comes alive in The Seventh Game, a rich collection of compelling stories and statistics, offering a unique perspective of baseball at its greatest, when there is truly no tomorrow for either side. From the 1909 marquee match-up of Ty Cobb and Honus Wagner, to the thrilling confrontation of Pete Alexander and Tony Lazzeri with the bases loaded in 1926, to Bill Mazeroski's improbable walk-off home run to beat the Yankees in 1960, all the way to 2002's Giant disappointment between the inspired Angels and the hard-luck Giants, each game is brought to light as Levenson provides: In-depth analyses of the teams--their hitting, pitching, and defensive strategies A quiz to challenge readers' seventh-game knowledge Box scores of every game, filled with baseball facts A controversial ranking of the games from best to worst Full-color photos of rare ticket stubs from all 35 games And much more
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2004
ISBN: 9780071412711
Branch Call Number: GV878.4 .L49 2004
Characteristics: xxviii, 340 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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