Tales from the Angels Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Angels Stories Ever Told

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Tales from the Angels Dugout is a humorous and fascinating look at the lighter side of forty-one years of frustration, followed by the excitement of 2002. Author Steve Bisheff reminds us of those colorful days with original owner Gene Autry and the struggles under the ownership of Walt Disney Co., as well as the curses, hexes, and tragedies that haunted the Angels for so long. Tales from the Angels Dugout is just what Angels fans have been waiting for!

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Overview

Tales from the Angels Dugout is a humorous and fascinating look at the lighter side of forty-one years of frustration, followed by the excitement of 2002. Author Steve Bisheff reminds us of those colorful days with original owner Gene Autry and the struggles under the ownership of Walt Disney Co., as well as the curses, hexes, and tragedies that haunted the Angels for so long. Tales from the Angels Dugout is just what Angels fans have been waiting for!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613210819
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 6/5/2012
  • Series: Tales from the Team Series
  • Edition description: Revised and Updated
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,365,667
  • Product dimensions: 5.78 (w) x 8.36 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Bisheff has spent over forty years in the sportswriting business. He began his career at the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner before moving on to the
San Diego Evening Tribune and the Orange County Register. He has covered almost every sport in Southern California, either in print or while blogging for the Los Angeles Times and ESPN Radio. He lives in Irvine, California.
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Table of Contents

Prologue ix

Chapter 1 "Win One for the Cowboy" 1

Chapter 2 The Other Fantasy Season 8

Chapter 3 The Wrong Chemistry 18

Chapter 4 The Right Chemistry 28

Chapter 5 Of Curses, Hexes and Tragedies 37

Chapter 6 Great Players and Colorful Characters 45

Chapter 7 Everyman's Team 61

The Choreographer 63

The Throwback 68

The Good Soldier 73

The Pest 78

The Series MVP 83

The Last Angry Closer 88

The Pure Hitter 93

The New Ace 98

The Rockin' First Baseman 103

The Sudden Hero 108

The Phenom 113

The Role Players 119

Chapter 8 The Surreal Postseason 123

Chapter 9 The American League Division Series: "What Yankee Mystique? 125

Chapter 10 The American League Championship Series: A Twins Killing 133

Chapter 11 The World Series: And the Fantasy Lives 141

Chapter 12 Meeting of the Minds 153

Chapter 13 The All-Time Angels 159

Chapter 14 The Future 167

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