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

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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 ...
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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738532622
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 4/15/2004
  • 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2008

    In a word BORING

    I have read many books about Notre Dame and its players. This was not one of the better ones. The author, Cathy Gannon, can learn from Michael Coffey, author of Echoes on the Hardwood, an informative book about ND basketball

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2005

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

    This book is a must read for every serious baseball fan--not just Notre Dame fans. It's full of informative facts and interesting anecdotes, and was outstandingly written. I enjoy researching baseball trivia, and this book is an excellent source for that. NOTRE DAME BASEBALL GREATS will greatly enhance the knowledge of anyone who loves the game and history of baseball. It's well worth the reading time. And, if you are like me and enjoy learning all you can about baseball, you'll find this book to be fascinating and the reading time will go quickly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2005

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

    This book is a must read for every baseball fan--not just Notre Dame fans. It's full of informative facts and interesting anecdotes which are not known to many. And, aside from that, it's an excellent research tool as well. The writing is outstanding--the author makes it both interesting and educational. With the author's extensive background in baseball research, NOTRE DAME BASEBALL GREATS will enhance the knowledge of anyone who loves the game of baseball. It's well worth the time to read.

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