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Chicago White Sox: 1959 and Beyond, Illinois (Images of Baseball Series)
     

Chicago White Sox: 1959 and Beyond, Illinois (Images of Baseball Series)

by Daniel Helpingstine
 

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The Chicago White Sox are a charter member of the American League. Through a little over a century of baseball, they have accumulated a history of triumphs, scandals, and heartbreaking setbacks. The photographs in this book come from the collections of Leo Labau, Mark Fletcher, and Gerry Bilek, three lifelong White Sox fans. The images show dramatic, emotional,

Overview


The Chicago White Sox are a charter member of the American League. Through a little over a century of baseball, they have accumulated a history of triumphs, scandals, and heartbreaking setbacks. The photographs in this book come from the collections of Leo Labau, Mark Fletcher, and Gerry Bilek, three lifelong White Sox fans. The images show dramatic, emotional, and light moments that could only happen in a baseball game played on the south side of Chicago. In these pages you will find showmen Bill Veeck and Harry Carey, the 1959 World Series, sluggers like Allen, Melton, Zisk, Gamble, and Kittle, and great pitchers like Peters, Horlen, and Wood. There are no world championships in this story, just the great moments of a team that hasgiven its fans great memories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738532967
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Images of Baseball Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,300,126
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author


Dan Helpingstine is a freelance writer living in Highland, Indiana with his wife Delia and daughter Leah. He has seen many of the events depicted in the book first hand. He is currently writing a novel about a small town sportswriter covering a high school baseball season.

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