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Call to the Hall : When Baseball's Highest Honor Came to 31 Legends of the Sport - (Paperback)

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Warneke, who has worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, magazine editor, public relations executive, fundraiser, and with a nonprofit organization, and Ogden, a retired professor who has published about the relationship between African Americans and baseball, provide stories about 31 National Baseball Hall of fame inductees when they learned they were to be inducted: Craig Biggio, George Brett, Orlando Cepeda, Nestor Chylak, Jr., Roberto Clemente, Bobby Cox, Andre Dawson, Leon Day, Tom Gage, Pat Gillick, Joe Gordon, Goose Gossage, Paul Hagen, Doug Harvey, Whitey Herzog, Ferguson Jenkins, James “Biz” Mackey, Effa Manley, Juan Marichal, Denny Matthews, Tim McCarver, Hank O’Day, Tony Perez, Cal Ripken, Jr., Brooks Robinson, Jacob Ruppert, Jr., Ryne Sandberg, Ron Santo, Ozzie Smith, John Smoltz, and James “Deacon” White. It includes those selected posthumously (with stories provided by family members), and players, managers, umpires, executives, writers, and broadcasters, as well as background on their careers and the Hall of Fame. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 228
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Biography + Autobiography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Kevin Warneke & David C. Ogden
Language: English
Street Date: December 14, 2017
TCIN: 52913764
UPC: 9781476664088
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-3798
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