Big Sam Thompson: Baseball's Greatest Clutch Hitter

Big Sam Thompson: Baseball's Greatest Clutch Hitter

by Roy Kerr

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786497089
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/12/2015
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 2.20(d)

About the Author

Roy Kerr, a retired professor of Spanish and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), lives in Lakeland, Florida.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Preface 1

1 Son of the Heartland: 1860-1884 5

2 In the City of Straits: 1885-1888 40

3 Philadelphia Sam: 1889-1892 86

4 The Greatest Outfield Ever: 1893-1898 120

5 Late Innings: 1899-1922 157

6 The Long Road to Cooperstown 187

Appendix: Highlights of Sam Thompson's Career 203

Chapter Notes 205

Bibliography 214

Index 217

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