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Willie Stargell: A Life in Baseball

Willie Stargell: A Life in Baseball (Paperback)

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This book brings to life one of baseball's greatest sluggers, Willie Stargell, first by examining the factors that shaped him as a man growing up in tumultuous racial times of the 1950s and '60s, then by recreating the major moments in his Hall of Fame baseball career, and finally by tracing his various endeavours during the post-playing days. Interviews with more than 80 people--family members, childhood friends, teammates, opponents, front office workers and others--combined with dozens of newspaper and magazine articles shed light on the iconic patriarch of one of baseball's last great ""families,"" the 1970s-era Pittsburgh Pirates,

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalBiographyBiography: generalBiography: sportBiographyDiaries, letters & journalsBiographyTrue storiesTrue stories of heroism, endurance & survivalHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historySport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBaseball Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 17/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9780786465347  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Frank Garland is a journalism communications program director at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA.

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