Gil Hodges: The Quiet Man

Gil Hodges: The Quiet Man

by Marino Amoruso
     
 

GIL HODGES: THE QUIET MAN - NEW SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE EDITION. When the original Gil Hodges: The Quiet Man was first released as a hardcover edition, it was rated among the top five sports books of the year by USA Today newspaper and received outstanding reviews.
This new release is the Special Commemorative Edition that includes never revealed…  See more details below

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GIL HODGES: THE QUIET MAN - NEW SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE EDITION. When the original Gil Hodges: The Quiet Man was first released as a hardcover edition, it was rated among the top five sports books of the year by USA Today newspaper and received outstanding reviews.
This new release is the Special Commemorative Edition that includes never revealed controversial and confidential information about the struggle to get Gil Hodges his rightful and deserved place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Inside accounts of the covert BHOF politics and the men who voted against Gil tells the real truth of this injustice.
This newly revised book has a detailed introduction about Gil's HOF votes, hundreds of additional pictures of his life on and off the field and more extensive interviews with the people who knew him best - his teammates, opponents, the players he managed, friends and family.
Gil's widow, Mrs. Joan Hodges said "The original Gil Hodges: The Quiet Man was the best book ever written about Gil. This new edition is even better. If you want to know who he truly was as a man, a player, manager, friend, husband and father, this is the only book you need to read."
With the Forward of this book written by Pee Wee Reese, the following is his quote:
"This Tribute To Gil Is Long Overdue. It's Only Fitting That His Story Be Told By The People Who Loved, Admired And Respected Him."-- Pee Wee Reese

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781480099777
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/10/2012
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Marino Amoruso, an award-winning filmmaker and author has written, directed and edited over 50 films for broadcast and cable networks. He's been nominated for four Emmy Awards, won the prestigious Western Heritage Award as well as awards at the New York Film Festival.
He has written nine books -
FICTION:
ACROSS 7TH STREET - a love story in the style of Nicholas Sparks.
THE SIXTH FAMILY - a gritty Mafia story, both riveting and funny.
MONROE CITY BLUES - baseball, prejudice and life lessons in 1960's South.
THE LAST OUTLAW - a NY reporter goes to New Mexico to uncover the truth about a legend.

NON-FICTION:
GIL HODGES: THE QUIET MAN - a revealing view of Gil's life and career and the controversial truth and secret deals that has kept Gil from his deserved place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
BACK IN THE DAY: REFLECTIONS OF A BABY BOOMER - a collection of short stories; humorous and poignant views from a Baby Boomer.
BEING ITALIAN: A MEMOIR - Amoruso's award winning reflection of his life as an American-Italian Brooklyn boy, living with his immigrant family.
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS: THE ITALIANS IN AMERICA- the companion book to the film Pride & Passion: The Italians in America.
AUNT PHIL GALLO'S COOKBOOK - a wonderful collection of Italian family recipes.
Amoruso proudly received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Sons of Italy in America for his contributions in preserving Italian-American culture, history and heritage in his books and films.
Marino's passion for sports, entertainment, history, the American West and more are present in his films and books; which can all be seen on our website www.mymarfilms.com or search Marino Amoruso on Amazon.

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