162-0: Imagine a Cubs Perfect Season

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Imagining a year in which the lovable losers never lose a single game, this idealistic resource identifies the most memorable victory in Chicago Cubs history on every single day of the baseball calendar season, from late March to late October. Ranging from games with incredible historical significance and individual achievement to those with high drama and high stakes, the book envisions the impossible: a blemish-free Cubs season. Evocative photos, original quotes, thorough research, and engaging prose...
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162-0: Imagine a Cubs Perfect Season: A Game-by-Game Anaylsis of the Greatest Wins in Cubs History

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Overview


Imagining a year in which the lovable losers never lose a single game, this idealistic resource identifies the most memorable victory in Chicago Cubs history on every single day of the baseball calendar season, from late March to late October. Ranging from games with incredible historical significance and individual achievement to those with high drama and high stakes, the book envisions the impossible: a blemish-free Cubs season. Evocative photos, original quotes, thorough research, and engaging prose and analysis add another dimension.
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The Chicago Cubs have never, of course, had a perfect 162-0 season; in fact, the unlucky Cubbies haven't won a pennant since 1945 or a World Series since 1907. All of which makes this collection of great game moments in the team's history that much more appealing for fans eager to get the 2011 championship campaign off on the right foot. It's not fantasy; it's history!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600783623
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,365,920
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Dan McGrath grew up on Chicago baseball and was in the stands at Wrigley Field for Ferguson Jenkins’ debut with the Cubs in 1966, as well as the Cubs’ epic meltdown in Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS. A journalist for nearly 40 years, McGrath supervised Chicago baseball coverage during his 12 years as sports editor of the Chicago Tribune. Bob Vanderberg grew up in Chicago’s western suburbs and spent nearly 40 years as an editor and reporter in the Chicago Tribune’s sports department. He attended his first Cubs game in July 1955 and has written several books about baseball. He lives in Lemont, Illinois.

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