Smoky Joe Wood : the Biography of a Baseball Legend.

Though his pitching career lasted only a few seasons, Howard Ellsworth "Smoky Joe" Wood was one of the most dominating figures in baseball history-a man many consider the best baseball player who is not in the Hall of Fame. About his fastball, Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson once said:...

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Main Author: Wood, Gerald C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska, 2013.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Bart at 90 Marvel Road; 1. John F. and Howard E; 2. Bloomer Girl and Minor Leaguer; 3. Rookie and More; 4. The 1912 Regular Season; 5. The 1912 World Series; 6. Playing with Pain; 7. Indian Outfielder and Utility Man; 8. Glory Revisited; 9. The Yale Years; 10. Final Innings; 11. Legend and Legacy; Epilogue: Fenway Park, August 17, 2008; Notes; Bibliography; Index.