Players of Cooperstown 2007 Edition

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9781412714860: Players of Cooperstown 2007 Edition

Cooperstown Hall of Fame Players profiles the great players, managers, and contributors who have been enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. The Hall of Fame has been a mecca for baseball fans for more than 60 years. Millions have visited Cooperstown to see Babe Ruth's "called shot" bat, peek into Joe DiMaggio's locker, and soak up the memorabilia of 150 years of baseball drama. Through captivating stories and historical photographs, this beautiful hardcover book brings to life more than 200 Hall of Fame legends. Photos of players and classic memorabilia bring the Cooperstown experience to your home.

Each player's profile includes his career statistics as well as a photo of his bronze plaque. A handy alphabetical list of Hall of Fame players is presented at the beginning of the book. A perfect addition to any sports library, Cooperstown Hall of Fame Players takes readers on a pilgrimage to one of America's most beloved shrines. Here is a sampling of the baseball greats profiled in each chapter:

  • Birth of the Game: Alexander Joy Cartwright, Willie Keeler
  • Deadball Era: Cy Young, Connie Mack, Grover Alexander
  • Brawny Baseball: Babe Ruth, Rogers Hornsby, Mel Ott
  • Home Front: Dizzy Dean, Luke Appling, Joe DiMaggio
  • Equal Opportunity: Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, Nellie Fox
  • Manifest Destiny: Whitey Ford, Roberto Clemente, Frank Robinson
  • New Frontier: Willie Stargell, Catfish Hunter, Kirby Puckett
  • The Special Election: Frank Grant, Ray Brown, Andy Cooper

 

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