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One for the Record : The Inside Story of Hank Aaron's Chase for the Home Run Record (Hardcover) (George

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The inside story of Hank Aaron's chase for the home run record, repackaged and an introduction by Tom Wolfe and with new material from the Plimpton Archives.In ONE FOR THE RECORD, George Plimpton recounts Hank Aaron's thrilling race to become the new home run champion. Amidst media frenzy and death threats, Aaron sought to beat Babe Ruth's record. In 1974, he finally succeeded.A fascinating examination of the psychology of baseball players, ONE FOR THE RECORD gives an absorbing account of the men on the mound who had to face Aaron. But the book's true genius lies in the portrait of Aaron himself, and his discussions on his philosophy on hitting and the game of baseball.
Number of Pages: 193
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Baseball / History, Sports
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Author: George Plimpton
Language: English
Street Date: April 26, 2016
TCIN: 50454292
UPC: 9780316326933
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-9617
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