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Mel Ott: The Gentle Giant

Mel Ott: The Gentle Giant (Hardback)

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What baseball player had more hits than Babe Ruth, a better batting average than Willie Mays, a better slugging average than Ty Cobb, and more bases on balls than Stan Musial? This is the inspirational story of Melvin Thomas Ott, who at the strapping age of sixteen became a major league baseball player under the tutelage of the legendary manager of the New York Giants, John McGraw. Beyond the statistical record of this truly great baseball player, this book focuses on Mel Ott's personal life, his strong family ties, and the contributions which he made to the game of baseball. This volume is enhanced by intimate contact with the Ott family, particularly his daughters Lyn and Barbara, both of whom contributed to the story.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: sportSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBaseball Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 25/03/2003 ISBN-13: 9780810845985  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Alfred M. Martin is a World War II veteran, and a retired public school administrator. He first saw Mel Ott play in 1936.

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