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eBook Missed It by That Much: Baseball Players Who Challenged the Record Books ePub

by Vic Debs

  • ISBN: 0786405082
  • Category: Baseball
  • Subcategory: Outdoors Sport
  • Author: Vic Debs
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: McFarland Publishing (August 1, 1998)
  • Pages: 242
  • ePub book: 1271 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1767 kb
  • Other: txt lrf azw rtf
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 285

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Roger Mariss record-setting 61 homers is a part of every baseball fans memory; Jimmie Foxxs 58 home runs in 1932 are largely forgotten. Start by marking Missed It by That Much: Baseball Players Who Challenged the Record Books as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The stories of 12 near-record breaking performances are recounted here, such as Bill Terrys 254 hits in a season, three short of the record; Pedro Everyone remembers Nolan Ryans no-hitters, but few realize that he had a dozen one-hitters.

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Missed It by That Much : Baseball Players who Challenged the Record Books.

Roger Maris's record-setting 61 homers is a part of every baseball fan's memory; Jimmie Foxx's 58 home runs in 1932 are largely forgotten. The stories of 12 near-record breaking performances are recounted here, such as Bill Terry's 254 hits in a season, three short of the record; Pedro Guerrero reaching base safely in 14 consecutive at-bats, two shy of Ted Williams' mark; and Pete Rose's 44-game hit streak, tying Willie Keeler's mark. Boxscores and tables capsulize the players' efforts.

Prime Book Box for Kids The book is fairly comprehensive, getting into details about the players from the 1870s till now (often with one-page or half-page biographies).

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Complete source for baseball history including complete major league player, team, and league stats, awards . Baseball Stats and History The complete source for current and historical baseball players, teams, scores and leaders.

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After hitting his then-record 60th home run of the 1927 season, Babe Ruth said, "Sixty, count 'em, sixty. Let's see some other son-of-a-bitch match that." Jimmie Foxx almost did, five years later, with an agonizingly close 58 four baggers.Here are the stories of Foxx's and 11 other near-record breaking performances: Bill Terry's 254 hits in 1930, three short of George Sisler's record 257; Elroy Face's 17 consecutive pitching victories, two short of Rube Marquard's record; and Willie Mays's 17 home runs in August of 1965, just one off Rudy York's mark for a single month, are three more of the performances detailed. Boxscores and statistical tables are provided.