The Gashouse Gang: How Dizzy Dean, Leo Durocher, Branch Rickey, Pepper Martin, and Their Colorful, Come-from-Behind Ball Club Won the World Series, and America's Heart, During the Great Depression (eBOOK)


The Gashouse Gang: How Dizzy Dean, Leo Durocher, Branch Rickey, Pepper Martin, and Their Colorful, Come-from-Behind Ball Club Won the World Series, and America's Heart, During the Great Depression
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File Format:PDF
Categories:Sports Books
Uploaded:2008-04-29 00:00:00 (2008)
Pages:352
Format:Paperback
Weight:410 g
ISBN:9781586485689
Overview:The Gashouse Gang: How Dizzy Dean, Leo Durocher, Branch Rickey, Pepper Martin, and Their Colorful, Come-from-Behind Ball Club Won the World Series, and America's Heart, During the Great Depression - WithThe Gashouse Gang , John Heidenry delivers the definitive account of one the greatest and most colourful baseball teams of all times, the 1934 St. Louis Cardinals, filled with larger-than-life baseball personalities like Branch Rickey, Leo Durocher, Pepper Martin, Casey Stengel, Satchel Paige, Frankie Frisch, and,especially, the eccentric good ol' boy and great pitcher Dizzy Dean and his brother Paul.The year 1934 marked the lowest point of the Great Depression, when the U.S. went off the gold standard, banks collapsed by the score, and millions of Americans were out of work. Epic baseball feats offered welcome relief from the hardships of daily life. The Gashouse Gang, the brilliant culmination of a dream by its general manager, Branch Rickey, the first to envision a farm system that would acquire and "educate" young players in the art of baseball, was adored by the nation, who saw itself,scruffy, proud, and unbeatable,in the Gang.Based on original research and told in entertaining narrative style,The Gashouse Gangbrings a bygone era and a cast full of vivid personalities to life and unearths a treasure trove of baseball lore that will delight any fan of the great American pastime.

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