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Farewell to the last golden era : the Yankees, the Pirates and the 1960 baseball season

Author: Rubil Morales
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This in-depth look at the pivotal 1960 season follows the New York Yankees and the Pittsburgh Pirates on their march to the 1960 World Series. The trials and triumphs of these two teams reflect the changes that came to define the sport--surnames on the backs of the uniforms, exploding scoreboards, international players, and expansion"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rubil Morales
ISBN: 9780786463275 0786463279
OCLC Number: 681482861
Description: ix, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ixPreface 1One. "As inevitable as tomorrow-but not as imminent" 3Two. "The lowest form of cheesecake" 17Three. "Don't crowd the Hall" 31Four. "I don't care for Florida" 47Five. "The biggest decoy job in baseball history" 64Six. "We're shooting for 1960" 79Seven. "As many as I can" 96Eight. "The more I see of them, the more I like them" 113Nine. "Kiss it goodbye" 130Ten. "The gateway to the rainbow" 146Eleven. "The Baseball fates decreed it that way" 163Twelve. "Perhaps experience doesn't count" 181Epilogue 197Notes 205Bibliography 211Index 213
Responsibility: Bill Morales.

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"This in-depth look at the pivotal 1960 season follows the New York Yankees and the Pittsburgh Pirates on their march to the 1960 World Series. The trials and triumphs of these two teams reflect the changes that came to define the sport--surnames on the backs of the uniforms, exploding scoreboards, international players, and expansion"--Provided by publisher.

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