The Beef

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Since Babe Ruth joined the New York Yankees in the 1920s, America has been intrigued with baseball sluggers and teams that stuff the middle of their batting order with power. Even today, sports fans flip to ESPN to see who hit the dingers of the day. Yes, we like to see great catches and outstanding pitching performances, but it's the home runs we live for. The 1960s was a decade of some of the greatest slugging combinations in baseball history. From Maris and Mantle to McCovey and Mays, the decade's memories ...
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Overview

Since Babe Ruth joined the New York Yankees in the 1920s, America has been intrigued with baseball sluggers and teams that stuff the middle of their batting order with power. Even today, sports fans flip to ESPN to see who hit the dingers of the day. Yes, we like to see great catches and outstanding pitching performances, but it's the home runs we live for. The 1960s was a decade of some of the greatest slugging combinations in baseball history. From Maris and Mantle to McCovey and Mays, the decade's memories will live forever!
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  • ISBN-13: 9781481713245
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 2/22/2013
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.33 (d)

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THE BEEF

A Historical View of Great Hitting Combos during the "Age of Pitching" in Major League Baseball in the 1960s


By HARRY LOCKHART JR

AuthorHouse

Copyright © 2013Harry Lockhart Jr.
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-4817-1324-5


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Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction....................     1     

National League Regular Season Wins for the 1960s Decade...................     11     

Los Angeles Dodgers....................     15     

San Francisco Giants....................     22     

Saint Louis Cardinals....................     27     

Cincinnati Reds....................     34     

Chicago Cubs....................     38     

Pittsburgh Pirates....................     45     

Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves....................     55     

New York Mets....................     61     

Houston Colt 45s/Houston Astros....................     65     

New York Yankees....................     71     

Detroit Tigers....................     79     

Cleveland Indians....................     87     

Chicago White Sox....................     93     

Kansas City/Oakland Athletics....................     97     

Minnesota Twins....................     104     

Baltimore Orioles....................     108     

Los Angeles Angels....................     112     

Washington Senators....................     115     

Conclusion The Baseball of the 1960s The Way It Was!....................     119     

About the Book....................     131     

Acknowledgements....................     133     


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