Matty an American Hero: Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants / Edition 1

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Overview

Drawing on rare interviews, press clips, and eyewitness accounts, Robinson tells the story of baseball player Christy Matthewson, a man who became America's first authentic sports hero, and who showed an eager public that a real-life role model could be found in the athletic arena. Photos.

Here's the story of a man who became America's first authentic sports hero, a man who showed an eager public that a real-life role model could be found in the athletic arena. Drawing on rare interviews, press clips, and eyewitness accounts, Matty offers insight into the making of an early 20th-century hero. Photos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195092639
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/28/1994
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Ray Robinson is a veteran magazine editor and sportswriter. He is the author of the widely acclaimed biography, Iron Horse: Lou Gehrig in his Time, and Oh,Baby, I Love It!, with Tim McCarver. He lives in New York City.

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