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Baseball's Greatest Comeback: The Miracle Braves of 1914

Baseball's Greatest Comeback: The Miracle Braves of 1914 (Hardback)

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Baseball's Greatest Comeback recounts the story of the 1914 Boston Braves that experienced the greatest come-from-behind season ever witnessed in baseball history. A perennially woeful team, the Braves rose from the ashes of last place-fifteen games behind on July 4th-to battle in the World Series against the Philadelphia Athletics, one of the most dominant teams of all time. Baseball fans witnessed one of sport's most spectacular comebacks, and Boston's National League team earned a new designation: "The Miracle Braves." Full of timeless images and memorable characters-including a fanatically superstitious manager, a cheerfully madcap star, and an obsessively driven, yet highly sensitive captain-this book will inform and entertain baseball fans and sports historians alike.

J. Brian Ross teaches history at Collegiate School in Richmond, VA. A baseball historian, he has served as History Department Chair at Collegiate and at Hathaway Brown School in Ohio, where he organized and directed a history conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier of the major leagues. Ross is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research.

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