Download e-book for iPad: Bums No More: The 1959 Los Angeles Dodgers, World Champions by Brian M. Endsley

By Brian M. Endsley

ISBN-10: 078643919X

ISBN-13: 9780786439195

this is often the tale of the 1959 Dodgers, a staff that rose above its disastrous first season at the West Coast for an out-of-nowhere global sequence name. considered one of baseball’s maximum underdog champions, the ’59 Dodgers have been a rag-tag workforce made from lengthy photographs salvaged from the minor leagues and over-the-hill ballplayers who reached again for one ultimate triumph. After surviving an exciting 3 workforce pennant race, they met fellow lengthy pictures the Chicago White Sox in an underdog international sequence. right here, the team’s tale is stated intimately, with game-by-game highlights, and set opposed to the cultural backdrop of the civil rights circulate, the chilly conflict, and the rock and roll cultural revolution.

Show description

Read Online or Download Bums No More: The 1959 Los Angeles Dodgers, World Champions of Baseball PDF

Best baseball books

Get We Got to Play Baseball: 60 Stories from Men Who Played the PDF

Synopsis:We received to Play Baseball is a impressive choice of favourite thoughts from 60 corridor of Famers, All Stars, veteran ballplayers, managers, coaches, umpires and others at once desirous about significant League Baseball. Their tales diversity from the Fifties to present day. “As a teammate, Gregg used to be an awesome tale teller and continuously enjoyable to be round.

New PDF release: Bat, Ball & Bible

Throughout the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries, ethical and social forces collided within the argument over upholding ny State's blue legislation, intended to limit social actions and hold Sunday's conventional status as an afternoon of non secular remark. Baseball was once on the middle of this clash, which resulted in upheaval in society at a time while ny, specifically manhattan urban, was once already present process quick alterations.

New PDF release: Baseball’s Comeback Players: Forty Major Leaguers Who Fell

This publication profiles 40 significant league ballplayers who engineered awesome comebacks to salvage fading careers. info of every comeback is supplied in addition to a precis of the player’s profession. The comeback gamers diversity from corridor of Famers like Ted Williams and Stan Musial; to near-greats like Tommy John and Luis Tiant; to journeyman performers like George McQuinn and Tony Cuccinello.

Get Sacramento Baseball (Images of Baseball) PDF

Sacramento has loved baseball because the Gold Rush. As early as 1869, the 1st specialist baseball staff in the United States, the Cincinnati pink Stockings, got here to Sacramento and performed opposed to a in the neighborhood prepared group. many years later, the Sacramento group joined the California League to compete opposed to these from San Francisco and Oakland, turning into a constitution member of the newly shaped Pacific Coast League in 1903.

Additional resources for Bums No More: The 1959 Los Angeles Dodgers, World Champions of Baseball

Example text

Download PDF sample

Bums No More: The 1959 Los Angeles Dodgers, World Champions of Baseball by Brian M. Endsley

by Anthony

Rated 4.95 of 5 – based on 17 votes