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The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036342517
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

George Weiss

Author : Burton A. Boxerman
ISBN : 9780786472536
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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"This book offers a unique perspective on the Yankees...and should not be missed if you want to complete your education of the New York powerhouse."--Gregg's Baseball Bookcase. The New York Yankees were the strongest team in the majors from 1948 through 1960, capturing the American League Pennant 10 times and winning seven World Championships. The average fan, when asked who made the team so dominant, will mention Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford or Mickey Mantle. Some will insist manager Casey Stengel was the key. But pundits at the time, and respected historians today, consider the shy, often taciturn George Martin Weiss the real genius behind the Yankees' success. Weiss loved baseball but lacked the ability to play. He made up for it with the savvy to run a team better than his competitors. He spent more than 50 years in the game, including nearly 30 with the Yankees. Before becoming their general manager, he created their superlative farm system that supplied the club with talented players. When the Yankees retired him at 67, the newly franchised New York Mets immediately hired him to build their team. This book is the first definitive biography of Weiss, a Hall of Famer hailed for contributing "as much to baseball as any man the game could ever know."
Category: Sports & Recreation

Also For Glory

Author : Don Ernsberger
ISBN : 9781436352383
Genre : History
File Size : 88.4 MB
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A High School and College instructor for thirty years in history and philosophy, Don Ernsberger worked on Capitol Hill for seven years as a Deputy Chief of Staff. In Washington DC he had excellent access to National Archive and the Library of Congress resources. This book is a result of three years of research.
Category: History

Also For Glory Muster

Author : Don Ernsberger
ISBN : 9781436374392
Genre : History
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July the third 1863 it seems, will forever be associated with an event known by almost everyone as "Pickett's Charge" . . . the day more than 12,000 officers and men in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia charged forward at the Union defenses at Gettysburg. Almost since that day onward, the label given to that assault has focused on the commander of less than half of the troops who made the attack-Major General George Pickett. Pickett whose Division constituted only three of the nine brigades in the afternoon assault has become the namesake of the entire effort. Now, the story is told of the men from North Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama who made that charge.
Category: History

Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017989127
Genre : Libraries
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Category: Libraries

Yankee Notions

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ISBN : MINN:31951002804173Q
Genre : American wit and humor, Pictorial
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Category: American wit and humor, Pictorial

More Yankee Yarns

Author : Alton H. Blackington
ISBN : IND:30000118310295
Genre : Tales
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Category: Tales

The Messenger

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ISBN : IND:30000117880777
Genre : African Americans
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Category: African Americans

Yankee

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105008359221
Genre : New England
File Size : 33.76 MB
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Category: New England

Tennessee S War 1861 1865

Author : Stanley F. Horn
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035408082
Genre : Tennessee
File Size : 48.70 MB
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Category: Tennessee

The Video Directory

Author : Kathleen Pulcini
ISBN : 0681572698
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 57.38 MB
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Category: Performing Arts

Lecturers Year Hand Book

Author : Michigan State Grange
ISBN : UOM:39015074733547
Genre : Agriculture
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Category: Agriculture

The Congressional Globe

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : CHI:74591385
Genre : United States
File Size : 57.29 MB
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Category: United States

Yankee Ranger

Author : Sarah Orne Jewett
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John Henry Days

Author : Colson Whitehead
ISBN : 0307486672
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 51.88 MB
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead’s triumphant novel is on one level a multifaceted retelling of the story of John Henry, the black steel-driver who died outracing a machine designed to replace him. On another level it’s the story of a disaffected, middle-aged black journalist on a mission to set a record for junketeering who attends the annual John Henry Days festival. It is also a high-velocity thrill ride through the tunnel where American legend gives way to American pop culture, replete with p. r. flacks, stamp collectors, blues men , and turn-of-the-century song pluggers. John Henry Days is an acrobatic, intellectually dazzling, and laugh-out-loud funny book that will be read and talked about for years to come.
Category: Fiction

The Blue And The Gray

Author : Thomas B. Allen
ISBN : WISC:89062314752
Genre : United States
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Covers the Civil War chronologically and gives biographical sketches of key persons, with an accompanying map supplement.32103021366202
Category: United States