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The Sizzler - a book by Huhn, Rick

The Sizzler

George Sisler, Baseball's Forgotten Great

The Sizzler( )
Author: Huhn, Rick
Series title:SPORTS and AMERICAN CULTURE Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8262-6421-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Missouri Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

"Gorgeous George" Sisler, a left-handed first baseman, began his major-league baseball career in 1915 with the St. Louis Browns. During his sixteen years in the majors, he played with such baseball luminaries as Ty Cobb (who once called Sisler "the nearest thing to a perfect ballplayer"), Babe Ruth, and Rogers Hornsby. He was considered by these stars of the sport to be their equal, and Branch Rickey, one of baseball's foremost innovators and talent scouts, once said that in...
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Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Baseball / General

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