Iowa Baseball Greats: Sixteen Major Leaguers Who Were in the Game for Life

Iowa Baseball Greats: Sixteen Major Leaguers Who Were in the Game for Life

by Don Doxsie

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ISBN-13: 9780786498949
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 09/02/2015
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Don Doxsie has lived and worked in Iowa for 36 years and is the sports editor of the Davenport, Iowa, Quad-City Times and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments ix

Preface 1

Introduction 5

1. Utility: Cal McVey 7

2. Designated Hitter: Cap Anson 16

3. Outfield: Fred Clarke 28

4. Outfield: George Stone 40

5. Pitcher: Jack Coombs 48

6. Catcher: Hank Severeid 60

7. Shortstop: Dave Bancroft 71

8. Pitcher: Red Faber 81

9. Outfield: Bing Miller 92

10. Pitcher: Dazzy Vance 100

11. Pitcher: Earl Whitehill 110

12. First Base: Hal Trosky 119

13. Pitcher: Bob Feller 129

14. Second Base: Gene Baker 141

15. Pitcher: Mike Boddicker 152

16. Third Base: Casey Blake 162

17. The Best of the Rest: Position Players 171

18. The Best of the Rest: Pitchers 188

Appendix: Iowa Records (Prior to 2015) 209

Chapter Notes 211

Selected Bibliography 221

Index 225

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