For the Love of the Cardinals: An A-Z Primer for Cardinals Fans of All Ages

For the Love of the Cardinals: An A-Z Primer for Cardinals Fans of All Ages

by Mark Anderson
     
 

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Expressing the passion felt for the Cardinals using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the St. Louis baseball team explores the sports obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous—and infamous—… See more details below

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Expressing the passion felt for the Cardinals using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the St. Louis baseball team explores the sports obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous—and infamous—characters in St. Louis history, including Grover Cleveland Alexander, Lou Brock, Dizzy Dean, Bob Gibson, Rogers Hornsby, Stan Musial, Ozzie Smith, and Cy Young.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600780196
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Series:
For the Love of... Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Frederick C. Klein is a longtime writer and editor for the Wall Street Journal, where he originated the "On Sports" column. He is a freelance writer and the author of many books, including several other entries in the For the Love of . . . series. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mark Anderson is an illustrator whose work has appeared on the back cover of National Geographic, the New Yorker, and Time and inside the Atlantic Monthly, BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, Outside, and many other periodicals. He is the illustrator and designer of Triumph Books' popular For the Love of . . . series. He lives in Chicago. Ozzie Smith is a former shortstop for the St. Louis Cardinals, a recipient of the National League Gold Glove 13 consecutive seasons, a 15-time All-Star, and a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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