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Giants : where have you gone? ;; [by] Matt Johanson and Wylie Wong ; foreword by Jon Miller

Johanson, Matt ; Wong, Wylie ; Miller, Jon

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ISBN 10: 1582617791 / ISBN 13: 9781582617794
Published by Sports Pub, Champaign, 2005
Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
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Small quarto in color illus DJ; vii, 223 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm; bibliographical references. Signed and inscribed by Wylie Wong on title page. || "Catching up with Will Clark, Bob Brenly, Willie McCovey and other Giants favorites"--Cover. || Chapters entitled: Foreword -- Daryl Spencer: big in Japan -- Masanori Murakami:trailbrazer -- Orlando Cepeda: "I opened my eyes" -- Mike McCormick: "There is life after baseball" -- Jim Davenport: Company man -- Gaylord Perry: the spitters and the skipper -- Willie Mays: the godfather -- Juan Maricahl: "Like Picasso" -- Tito Fuentes: "Hot dog" -- John D'Acquisto: "Sharks in the water" -- Rob Andrews: field of dreams -- John Montefusco: "I've got a dream again" -- Willie McCovey: stretching for recovery -- Jim Barr: talent runs in the family -- Frank Robinson: as frank as ever -- Jack Clark: "I'm not a Dodger" -- Johnnie LeMaster: bones, boos and God -- Mark Davis: teaching baby 'backs the ABC's -- Chris Brown: Iraqi road warrior -- Mark Grant: "Be yourself" -- Greg Minton: the moon man cometh -- Bob Brenly: diamondback in the rough -- Joel Youngblood: dot-com, dot-bomb -- Dave Dravecky: "How precious life is" -- Chris Speir: "Jack of all trades" -- Mike Krukow and Duane Kuiper: grabbing some pine with Kruk and Kuip -- Kevin Mitchell: "O.G." -- Rob Lurie: "It was time to move on" -- Roger Craig: tiger trainer -- Will Clark: "Daddy of the year" -- Brian Johnson: starts 'em up. || Baseball players -- United States -- Biography. Baseball -- California -- San Francisco -- History. Baseball teams -- California -- San Francisco -- History. San Francisco Giants (Baseball team). Very Fine in Fine DJ with a few light wrinkles to top edge; nearly As New. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Bookseller Inventory # 14307

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Title: Giants : where have you gone? ;; [by] Matt ...

Publisher: Sports Pub, Champaign

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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This offering in the continuing "Where Have You Gone?" series focuses on the lost heroes and fan favorites from San Francisco Giants baseball history.

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Matt Johanson teaches social studies and journalism at Castro Valley High School in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a freelance journalist, he contributes articles about sports, the outdoors, education and politics to newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Jose Mercury News. Matt enjoys running, rock climbing and skiing. He lives in Castro Valley with his wife, Karen.

Wylie Wong is a journalist with 15 years' experience working for newspapers, magazines and Internet media companies. He is a former business and technology reporter for CNETNews.com, where he won a national award for investigative reporting by the Society of Professional Journalists. Wylie, now a freelance writer, is a San Francisco native who lives in Phoenix with his wife, Miiko.

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