Notre Dame Baseball Greats: From Anson to Yaz, Indiana (Images of Baseball Series)
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Notre Dame Baseball Greats: From Anson to Yaz, Indiana (Images of Baseball Series)

by Cappy Gagnon
     
 

The following men, significant to the game of baseball, share in common only their attendance at the University of Notre Dame: The greatest figure of 19th century base ball; the team president of the home team of the first ever major league game (National Association); the youngest man to pitch a minor league no-hitter and win 20 games in the majors; the

Overview


The following men, significant to the game of baseball, share in common only their attendance at the University of Notre Dame: The greatest figure of 19th century base ball; the team president of the home team of the first ever major league game (National Association); the youngest man to pitch a minor league no-hitter and win 20 games in the majors; the first ever Native American in the majors; the only man to ever throw a double-header shout out; the creator of the All-Star game; the minor league executive credited with saving the minor leagues during the Great Depression; the sportswriter who became the general manager of the Chicago Cubs; the star of the 1967 Red Sox "Impossible Dream" season; and the hero of Game Seven of the 1997 World Series. These men and many more from Notre Dame-including a total of 72 (thus far) who have gone on to play in the major leagues-made great contributions to our national pastime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738532622
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/15/2004
Series:
Images of Baseball Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Cappy Gagnon is a 1966 Communication Arts graduate from Notre Dame. He is an expert on collegiate baseball and the college affiliations of Major League Baseball players. Cappy is a two-time President of the Society for American Baseball Research and has published several articles in the organization's publications.

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