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Gil Hodges - a book by Clavin, Tom

Gil Hodges

The Brooklyn Bums, the Miracle Mets, and the Extraordinary Life of a Baseball Legend

Gil Hodges( )
Author: Clavin, Tom
Peary, Danny
ISBN:978-0-451-23994-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:N A L
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

Due to his achievements as a player and manager, as well as his sterling character, Gil Hodges deserves to be in the Hall of Fame as much as any player honored by the institution. A towering figure during the Golden Era of the 1950s, Hodges was the Brooklyn Dodgers' powerful first baseman who, alongside Jackie Robinson, helped drive his team to six pennants and a thrilling World Series victory in 1955. Dutifully following the Dodgers to Los Angeles in 1958, Hodges longed to return to...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.91 Inches
Book Weight:0.933 Pounds
Author Biography
Clavin, Tom (Author)
Tom Clavin was born in the Bronx, New York. He is a bestselling author and has worked as a newspaper and web site editor, magazine writer, TV and radio commentator, and a reporter for The New York Times. Two of his books have been New York Times best sellers, The Heart of Everything That Is and Halsey's Typhoon. Other books that have received popular and critical acclaim include The DiMaggios, Last Men Out, Gil Hodges, Roger Maris, The Last Stand of Fox Company, and his most recent book, Reckless: The Racehorse Who Became a Marine Corps Hero.Two of his books were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

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