From the dugout to the locker room, the team's chemistry, Gibson offers a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the players, and clubhouse culture. Pitch by pitch gets inside the head of bob gibson on October 2, 1968, when he took the mound for game one of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers and struck out a record seventeen batters.
Pitch by Pitch: My View of One Unforgettable Game - . With the tension rising in the stadium, and the record for the most strikeouts thrown in a World Series game on the line, Gibson, an uproarious crowd behind him, known as one of the most intimidating pitchers in baseball history, relives every inning and each pitch of this iconic game. He recounts the story of curt flood, both on and off the field, from denny mclain and roger maris to Sandy Koufax and Harry Caray; and relives the confluence of events, Gibson's best friend and the Cardinal center fielder, who would go on to become one of the pioneers of free agency; shares colorful anecdotes of his interactions with some of baseball's most unforgettable names, that led to one of his-and baseball's-most memorable games ever.
This deep, unfiltered insider look at one particular afternoon of baseball allows for a better understanding of how pros play the game and all the variables that a pitcher contends with as he navigates his way through a formidable lineup. Flatiron Books.
Stranger to the Game: The Autobiography of Bob GibsonViking Adult - An autobiography by one of baseball's greatest pitchers features recollections about his traveling through the south with Willie Mays' Black all-stars, building racial harmony on the Cardinals, and more Used book in Good Condition.
If These Walls Could Talk: St. Louis Cardinals: Stories from the St. Louis Cardinals Dugout, Locker Room, and Press BoxTriumph Books - In this book, stan mcneal provides a closer look at the great moments and the lowlights that have made the Cardinals one of the baseball’s keystone teams. This book shares stories behind such cardinal memories as the little-known clubhouse antics of backup catcher Bob Uecker during the teams’ memorable run in the 1960s, the excitement at Busch Stadium in the 1980s as the Cardinals reached the World Series three times, and the elation of the 2006 and 2011 World Series championships.
Through the words of the players, via multiple interviews conducted with current and past Cardinals, coaches, readers will meet the players, and management and share in their moments of greatness and defeat. Louis. Louis cardinals are one of baseball’s most storied franchises, and as much a part of St.
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The Cardinals Way: How One Team Embraced Tradition and Moneyball at the Same TimeThomas Dunne Books - Louis cardinals have experienced the kind of success that is rare in baseball. The St. Used book in Good Condition. Regarded by many as the premier organization in Major League Baseball, they not only win, but do so with an apparently bottomless pool of talent, one that is mostly homegrown. Despite years of phenomenal achievements, " a term that has come to represent many things to fans, media, and other organizations, the Cardinals reinvented themselves using the "Cardinal Way, from an ironclad code of conduct to the team's cutting-edge use of statistic and analytics, including going to the World Series in 2004 and again in 2006, and a farm system that has transformed baseball.
Baseball journalist howard megdal takes fans behind the scenes and off the field, interviewing dozens of key players within the Cardinals organization, including owner Bill DeWitt and the general manager John Mozeliak. Megdal reveals how the players are assessed and groomed using an unrivaled player development system that has created a franchise that is the envy of the baseball world.
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The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden AgeHoughton Mifflin Harcourt - Mclain won more than 30 games in 1968, a feat not achieved since 1934 and untouched since. Gibson set a major league record that year with a 1. 12 era. Denny mclain, his adversary, was a crass self-promoter who eschewed the team charter and his Detroit Tigers teammates to zip cross-country in his own plane.
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The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden Age - Used book in Good Condition. One was black, the other white. For one season, the nation watched as these two men and their teams swept their respective league championships to meet at the World Series. In 1968, two remarkable pitchers would dominate the game as well as the broadsheets. The year of the pitcher is the story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series contests ever, with the Detroit Tigers coming back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Cardinals in Game Seven of the World Series.
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Sixty Feet, Six Inches: A Hall of Fame Pitcher & a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk About How the Game Is PlayedAnchor - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Bob gibson and reggie jackson offer a candid and unfiltered look at America's pastime, the art of hitting, discussing the art of pitching, and all things baseball. Full of brush-backs, and a little chin music here and there, walk-off homeruns, cold stares, high stakes, epic battles, Sixty Feet, Six Inches is a baseball fan’s dream come true, a go to guide for how the game should be played.
There is no part of the sport that these two titans do not discuss at length: big picture issues like how steroids have affected the game and handling the pressure of stardom, right next to exact descriptions of the mechanics of pitching and hitting. Filled with one-of-a-kind insider stories that recall a who's who of baseball nobility, Billy Martin, Alex Rodriguez, including Willie Mays, and Joe Torre, Hank Aaron, Albert Pujols, it is an unforgettable baseball history by two of the game’s greatest superstars.
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An October to Remember 1968: The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played in ItSports Publishing - An october to remember 1968: the tigers-cardinals world series as told by the Men Who Played in It recalls one of baseball's most celebrated championship series from the voices of the players who still remain--a collected narrative from a bygone era of major-league baseball as they reflect fifty years later.
Modeled after Lawrence S. From the voices of the players themselves, al kaline digging in at the plate; what it was like, a 1968 cardinal: what it was like to win it all and to lose it all: what it was like to face Bob Gibson peering in from the mound, An October to Remember 1968 illustrates in detail what it was like to be a 1968 Tiger, in the player's own words, to remember the days of that most special period in the history of America's national pastime.
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Sixty Feet, Six Inches: A Hall of Fame Pitcher & a Hall of Fame Hitter Talk About How the Game Is PlayedDoubleday - This is an unforgettable baseball history by two of its most influential superstars. October and hoot Gibson unfortunately never faced each other on the field. Insightful. Uncensored. Uncompromising. Used book in Good Condition. Candid. Their one-of-a-kind insider stories recall a who's who of baseball nobility, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, Billy Martin, including Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, and Joe Torre.
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The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals: The Men and Moments that Made the St. Louis CardinalsTriumph Books - The big 50: St. Used book in Good Condition. Learn about and revisit the remarkable stories, Mark McGwire, featuring greats like Stan Musial, Albert Pujols, Bob Gibson, and Yadier Molina. Louis post-dispatch columnist Benjamin Hochman recounts the living history of the team, counting down from No. St. Used book in Good Condition.
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Ten Innings at Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the BrinkHenry Holt and Co. - And then the second inning started. Ten innings at wrigley is kevin cook’s vivid account of a game that could only have happened at this ballpark, clubhouse jester Tug McGraw, scarred Vietnam vet Garry Maddox, surly slugger Dave Kingman, troubled relief pitcher Donnie Moore, with this colorful cast of heroes and heels: Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Bruce Sutter, unlucky Bill Buckner, in this era, hustler Pete Rose, and two managers pulling out what was left of their hair.
Used book in Good Condition. Bringing to life the run-up and aftermath of a contest the New York Times called “the wildest in modern history, ” Cook reveals the human stories behind the game―and how money, muscles and modern statistics were about to change baseball forever. Nobody expected an afternoon game between the philadelphia phillies and chicago Cubs on May 17, to be much more than a lazy early-season contest matching two teams heading in opposite directions―the first-place Phillies and the Cubs, 1979, those lovable losers―until they combined for thirteen runs in the first inning.
Ten Innings at Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink - . Used book in Good Condition. The dramatic story of a legendary 1979 slugfest between the chicago cubs and the Philadelphia Phillies, and subplots, at the tipping point of a new era in baseball historyIt was a Thursday at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, full of runs, hits, mostly sunny with the wind blowing out.
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