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Sal Maglie : baseball's demon barber / Judith Testa.

Author/Creator:
Testa, Judith Anne, 1943-
Publication:
DeKalb, Ill. : Northern Illinois University Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 468 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Maglie, Sal, 1917-.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Contents:
The Maglies of Italy and America
The Niagara Nugget goes nowhere: Sal's career in the minor leagues
A taste of the bigs : from the Jersey City Giants to the New York Giants
The Cuban winter league and the Mexican baseball war
Down Mexico way : Sal's two seasons with the Puebla Parrots
Knocking around : the All-Stars, the gas pumps, and the Drummondville Cubs
While you were gone
: major league baseball from 1946 through 1949
The birth of "The Barber" : Sal's 1950 season with the New York Giants
At the axis of event, part 1 : Maglie and the 1951 miracle season
At the axis of event, part 2 : the playoffs, the pennant, and the World Series
1952 : a season of sun and shadows
1953 : Sal's season in hell
1954 : the Giants take it all
1955 : troubles, travels, and a transformed family
1956 : the artful dodger
Sal comes "home" to Brooklyn
1956 : money pitcher : Maglie's no-hitter, the pennant, and the World Series
1957 : "the calendar never killed anybody" : Sal at 40 as a Dodger and a Yankee
1958-1959 : sunset at the show
Maglie's last year as a player
1960-1962, 1966 : coaching the kids : four seasons with the Boston Red Sox
1967 : tragedy at home, triumph in Boston
1968-1969 : Maglie's stint with the Seattle Pilots
The rest of his days : Sal's life after baseball
Twilight and darkness : Maglie's final years.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [436]-445) and index.
ISBN:
0875803679 (clothbound : alk. paper)
9780875803678 (clothbound : alk. paper)
OCLC:
65407334
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