The Case For: Those Overlooked by the Baseball Hall of Fame

Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $16.98   
  • New (2) from $70.50   
  • Used (5) from $16.98   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$70.50
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(299)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand New Item.

Ships from: Chatham, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$80.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(187)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Presented here are 39 men who, if measured by the standards applied to the second-tier players elected--e.g. Pee Wee Reese, Jesse Haines, Rube Marquard--deserve to be in the Hall of Fame. Through an objective analysis of their statistics and importance to their teams or to baseball, the careers of the players, coaches, umpire, and managers included are seen to equal or surpass many of those players already anointed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780899507156
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/1/1992
  • Pages: 336

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface
An Explanation of the Statistics
The Pitchers
Carl Mays 3
George Mullin 9
Mel Stottlemyre 15
Vic Willis 21
The Big Losers: Jack Powell and Bobo Newsom 26
The Tiger Southpaws: Hal Newhouser and Mickey Lolich 34
The Catchers
Bill Freehan 45
Sherman Lollar 53
The Infielders
Orlando Cepeda 65
Jack Fournier 75
George Cutshaw 82
The Modern Second Basemen: Bill Mazeroski and Nellie Fox 88
Harlond Clift 101
The Cubs' Third Sackers: Stan Hack and Ron Santo 111
Jimmy Dykes 123
Ray Chapman 131
Vern "Junior" Stephens 140
The Outfielders
Richie Ashburn 151
Rocky Colavito 158
Gavvy Cravath 165
Dominic DiMaggio 171
Larry Doby 178
Mike Donlin 188
Babe Herman 196
Minnie Minoso 205
Tony Oliva 213
Bobby Veach 222
Cy Williams 228
The Brain Trust
The Managers
Leo Durocher 241
Gil Hodges 250
Billy Southworth 259
The Coaches
Mel Harder 270
Charlie Lau 277
Johnny Sain 284
The Umpire
Emmett Ashford 293
Afterword 299
Appendix I. Rules for Hall of Fame Election 303
Appendix II. Hall of Fame Roster 307
Bibliography 313
Index 315
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)