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Fred Hutchinson and the 1964 Cincinnati Reds
     

Fred Hutchinson and the 1964 Cincinnati Reds

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by Doug Wilson
 

Fred Hutchinson, the popular manager of the Cincinnati Reds, was at the top of his profession when he was suddenly diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in December 1963. This is the story of Fred Hutchinson and his players as they completed his inspirational final season. In 1964, the Reds battled themselves, their opponents and their emotions to mount a late

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Fred Hutchinson, the popular manager of the Cincinnati Reds, was at the top of his profession when he was suddenly diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in December 1963. This is the story of Fred Hutchinson and his players as they completed his inspirational final season. In 1964, the Reds battled themselves, their opponents and their emotions to mount a late winning streak which, coupled with the historic collapse of the Phillies, allowed the team to enter the final day with a chance to win the pennant for their stricken manager.

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“Wilson gave the reader a real good look at the subject and while being a sad subject, turns it into an enjoyable experience for the reader. I would obviously recommend it to Reds fans, but all readers should check it out for the valuable history lesson contained within.”—Gregg’s Baseball Bookcase.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786459421
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
10/06/2010
Pages:
226
Sales rank:
1,191,262
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

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Ophthalmologist Doug Wilson lives in Columbus, Indiana.

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