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Author Thomas, Henry W.

Title Walter Johnson : Baseball's Big Train
Published Lincoln : UNP - Bison Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (434 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Foreword; Kid Johnson; The Weiser Wonder; Phenom; Labor Day; Formidable; Griff; Hazel; King of the Pitchers; The Big Train; Sir Walter; These Things Come; Pulling For Walter; The Weight Of Years; Destiny, Waiting In The Wings; Zenith; The Great Sea Disaster; The Old Master; A Tough Time; Mountain View; Epilogue; Appendix I: Was He The Greatest?; Appendix II: The Best Games; Appendix III: The Numbers; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary "This lavishly illustrated narrative of Walter Johnson's life is the definitive work on the subject and is likely to remain so."--Oldtyme Baseball News . "Henry Thomas's biography of Walter Johnson is carefully researched, thoroughly documented, and, best of all, a pleasure to read."- Spitball
Notes Print version record
Subject Johnson, Walter, 1887-1946.
Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803294689 (electronic bk.)
9780803294684 (electronic bk.)