Franklin

Matty [electronic resource] : An American Hero

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Robinson, Ray.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 1994.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (265 p.)
Subjects:
Baseball players -- Biography -- United States.
Local subjects:
Baseball players. (search)
Mathewson, Christy. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
When all-time pitching great Christy Mathewson died of tuberculosis in 1925 at the age of 45, it touched off a wave of national mourning that remains without precedent for an American athlete. The World Series was underway, and the game the day after Mathewson's death took on the trappings of a state funeral: officials slowly lowered the flag to half-mast, each ballplayer wore a black armband, and fans joined together in a chorus of ""Nearer My God to Thee."" Newspaper editorials recalled Mathewson's glorious career with the New York Giants, but also emphasized his unstinting good sportsmanshi
Contents:
Contents; 1. Heroes; 2. Growing Up in Factoryville; 3. "" 'Ray, Bucknell!""; 4. With the Giants; 5. Matty and Little Napoleon; 6. In Matty's Time; 7. The Rise of the Giants; 8. Big Six at His Peak; 9. Joy and Sorrow; 10. A Memorable Year; 11. Death in the Family; 12. On Top Again; 13. Snodgrass Muffs One; 14. A Last Series; 15. Declining Years; 16. ""My Eyes Are Very Misty for Christy""; 17. A Sentimental Duel; 18. America Enters the War; 19. Captain Matty; 20. Back with the Giants; 21. At Saranac Lake; 22. In Boston's Front Office; 23. The Last Days; 24. The Matty Legend
25. After Matty Was GoneIndex
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
0-19-028244-4
1-280-53496-6
0-19-535777-9
OCLC:
435820634
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy