African American National Biography

Author: GATES, Henry Louis, Jr.
ISBN: 9780195160192
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Between 1980 and 1991 Henderson led the American League in stolen bases
every year except the 1987 season, when he played in only ninety-five games
because of a hamstring injury — yet he still managed ... Even though he missed
the first ten games of the 1985 season, his first year with the Yankees was one of
his greatest statistically. ... led the league in stolen bases three times, scored
more than 100 runs, and made the all- star team in each of his four seasons in
New York.

100 Things Mariners Fans Should Know Do Before They Die

Author: Michael Emmerich
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 1633191974
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Everyone remembered Opening Day but Presley, who said straightfaced
afterward that his focus centered solely on getting a base hit perhaps by shooting
the ball through the hole on the right side. Instead, Red ... He also made the All-
Star team and even received votes for MVP. Three years later, the M's traded him
for fringe prospects. Two years after that, at the prime age of 29, his major league
career ended, done in by a lack of patience and astronomical strikeout rates.
Presley's ...

The Most Valuable Players In Baseball 1931 2001

Author: Timm Boyle
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
ISBN: 9780786410293
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When one focuses attention on the Texas Rangers, a handful of players come to
mind who have put their personal imprint on this franchise since its 1972
relocation from Washington, D.C. Those stars include Rafael Palmeiro, Jeff
Burroughs, ... all of spring training and the first 24 games of the regular season
with a torn ligament in his left thumb — suffered while diving for a ball in a Puerto
Rican League championship series in late January — he placed among the top
10 AL hitters in ...

The Sporting News Selects Baseball S 100 Greatest Players

Author: Ron Smith
Publisher: Sporting News
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ROGER CLEMENS ei e's cocky, intensely focused and the master of his
American League universe. ... sea- sons, a record-tying four Cy Young Awards
and four league-leading strikeout totals have added to the Clemens mystique,
which was built around 13 outstanding years in Boston and two more as ace of a
rebuilding Toronto staff. Clemens, a five-time All-Star, posted his signature
season in 1986 — the year after he underwent shoulder surgery. He swept A.L.
Cy 1. Nolan Ryan 2.

American Reference Books Annual Vol 38 2007

Author: Shannon Graff Hysell
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591585251
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The Register lists every active player alphabetically and gives their major and
minor league career statistics as well as basic personal information, career notes,
and honors. Similar information is recorded for all current major league
managers. ... However, the combination of most of this data being freely available
on the Web and the increasing costs of publishing a pricey hard-bound volume
every few years that was almost immediately out-of-date led to Total Baseball
ceasing as well ...

Library Journal

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$29.95. sports Former National Hockey League all-star Bobby Hull has stated
that goalies are different. ... of 100 miles per hour. Hockey enthusiasts often
debate the question. Who are the greatest goalies? Authors Allen (USA Today)
and Duff (Hockey Weekly) provide the answer in this book, in which they pick the
top 50 goalies and explain why ... But for the most part, her focus remains on the
politicized nature of the Olympic Games and the emergence of "The Angry Black

Home Away In Kentucky

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The hall was dedicated in 1939, the year that marked baseball's 100th
anniversary. The first players ... Displays now focus on: great moments in
baseball, the history of baseball, the Negro leagues, the All-Star games, the
World Series, and overseas tours by American players. More than 200,000 ... The
Professional Football Today display, honoring each of the current 28 National
Football League teams, is the most popular attraction at the hall, according to
spokesman Don Smith.

Total Baseball

Author: John Thorn
Publisher: Total Sports
ISBN: 9781930844018
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In terms of balanced, outstanding achievement no group of three or more
brothers can match the DiMag- gios. The enduring folk hero status of Joe
DiMaggio unfortunately has not done anything to keep alive the memory of his
brothers, Vince and Dom. All three were gifted outfielders, good hitters, and fine
all-around athletes. Vince, the oldest of these sons of a San Francisco fisherman,
played for five different National League teams. In 1941 he had 21 homers and
100 RBIs for ...