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Casey at the Bat

Casey at the Bat( )
Author: Thayer, Ernest Lawrence
Neiman, LeRoy
Introduction by: Torre, Joe
ISBN:978-0-06-009068-5
Publication Date:May 2002
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Ecco
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Think back to those amazingly languid summers of your childhood, when in the heat of the day you followed the game on a distant radio, watched the pros on the living-room TV, or cheered your local heroes at the hometown ballpark. Ernest Thayer's classic tale of baseball hopes and dreams comes to life like never before with LeRoy Neiman's lush, meticulously detailed charcoal drawings and an original introduction by Yankees manager Joe Torre, considered by many to be the greatest...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.282 x 11.622 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.63 Pounds
Author Biography
Thayer, Ernest Lawrence (Author)
Joe Torre was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 18, 1940. He played professional baseball for the Atlanta Braves, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the New York Mets. In 1965, he won a Gold Glove as a catcher. He later managed all three teams he played for as well as the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers. During his tenure as manager of the Yankees, from 1996 to 2007, the Yankees reached the post season each year and won ten American League East Division titles, six American League pennants, and four World Series titles. From 1985 to 1990, he was a television analyst for the California Angels and was a guest analyst for ESPN during the 1989 World Series. He has also written books including Chasing the Dream, Joe Torre's Ground Rules for Winners, and The Yankee Years.

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