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Graham's life apart from baseball ...
Graham's life apart from baseball was just as eventful. He was a physician who sat with patients through epidemics and wrote a blood pressure study that was required reading at medical schools worldwide. But he was also a failed inventor and small-town character who built perpetual-motion machines and filled his home with tennis balls and empty oatmeal boxes.
W. P. Kinsella rescued Moonlight Graham from the scrap heap in his novel Shoeless Joe. Field of Dreams made him famous. Now, Chasing Moonlight establishes him as a man.
Foreword Dr. Bobby Brown ix
Introduction: Chasing Moonlight 3
Chapter 1 The Beginnings: Books and Balls 11
Chapter 2 Moonlighting: The Minor League Years 28
Chapter 3 Fifteen Minutes in the Sun: The Big Game 43
Chapter 4 Majoring in the Minors: A Giant in Scranton 53
Chapter 5 Crossroads: Is There a Doctor in the House? 73
Chapter 6 Northern Exposure: "I Am Here. I am Your Doctor." 89
Chapter 7 Miss Flower: The Doctor Takes a Wife 104
Chapter 8 Chisholm's Guardian: Caring and Compassion for All 123
Chapter 9 Uncuffed: The Big Leagues of Medical Research 137
Chapter 10 Weird Science: Chewed Paper, Uncashed Checks, and the Search for Perpetual Motion 145
Chapter 11 After School: A Public Servant to the End 159
Chapter 12 Fact, Film, and Fantasy 177
Appendix 1 Career Statistics of Archibald Wright "Moonlight" Graham 196
Appendix 2 1905 New York Giants Statistics 197
Appendix 3 Standings and League Leaders from Graham's Minor League Seasons 199
Appendix 4 Field of Dreams: Film vs. Fact 205