100 Years of the World Series: 1903-2004

100 Years of the World Series: 1903-2004

by Eric Enders
     
 
The ultimate homage to the biggest event in America's pastime-now updated to include the record-breaking, curse-ending 2004 victory by the Boston Red Sox. Written by noted baseball historian Eric Enders, this large-format, year-by-year, encyclopedic volume is the most detailed reference on the Series ever published. It's packed with fascinating sidebars and

Overview

The ultimate homage to the biggest event in America's pastime-now updated to include the record-breaking, curse-ending 2004 victory by the Boston Red Sox. Written by noted baseball historian Eric Enders, this large-format, year-by-year, encyclopedic volume is the most detailed reference on the Series ever published. It's packed with fascinating sidebars and hundreds of remarkable photographs of legends like Ruth, Jackson, and Bonds at play, as well as candid behind-the-scenes shots and breathtaking panoramic park views. With this comprehensive play-by-play, fans can relive a century's worth of heartstopping action, unforgettable performances, and human drama.

Editorial Reviews

A century of Fall Classics come alive in this colorful, gorgeous, and informative book on baseball's most revered tradition. 100 Years of the World Series documents the full history of these October championship games. The coverage includes game-by-game analyses; write-ups on important players and teams; fascinating sidebars and statistical appendices. This attractive pictorial is brightened by scores of full-color and black-and-white archival photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402725845
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
03/25/2005
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
10.25(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)

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The Boston Globe
"The photographic selection (in 100 Years of the World Series) is superior, even inspired, and Enders's research yields many original findings. But, perhaps most important, his prose captures the spirit and passion of championship baseball."
—Bill Nowlin
Booklist
"The centennial of baseball's World Series has occasioned a torrent of new books celebrating the Fall Classic this gorgeous, eye-popping survey clearly bats clean-up."
—Bill Ott,
U.S. News & World Report
"The World Series slides into a second century and publishers are pitching memories 100 Years of the World Series captures sensational moments."
—Kent Allen

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