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Author Smith, Toby

Title Bush League Boys The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014

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Description 1 online resource (181 p.)
Contents Intro -- Half title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter One Joe and Bob -- Voices -- Tom Jordan -- Jim Heller -- Chapter Two A Shot in the Dark -- Voices -- Joe Cammarata -- Paul Hinrichs -- Chapter Three Storm on the Way -- Voices -- Larry Kelcher -- Karen Bloodhart -- Chapter Four Base Brawls -- Voices -- Bob Lapham -- Len Santi -- Chapter Five Knights of the Keyboard -- Voices -- Ted Battles -- Tom Mee -- Chapter Six Invisible Men -- Voices -- Rigler Brothers -- Gig Brummell -- Carlton Hanta -- Chapter Seven The Worst Fear -- Voices -- Roy Woldt
Esteban Núñez -- Chapter Eight Diamond Ritual -- Voices -- Hank Paskiewicz -- Georgie Lutz -- Chapter Nine Beaning -- Voices -- Jim Waldrip -- Joseph Giel -- Chapter Ten Strike Three -- Acknowledgments -- Further Reading -- Index
Summary ""In Bush League Boys sportswriter Toby Smith relies upon fascinating oral histories to recall the home runs, screen money, and dust storms that characterized the glory days of post-World War II baseball in the Southwest.""--Ron Briley, author of The Baseball Film in Postwar America: A Critical Study, 1948-1962
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Minor league baseball -- Southwest, New -- History -- 20th century
Minor league baseball
New Southwest
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826355226
9780826355225