Johnny Evers: A Baseball Life

Johnny Evers: A Baseball Life

by Dennis Snelling


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786475919
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/18/2014
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dennis Snelling is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the Pacific Coast League Historical Society. He lives in Rocklin, California. (Visit

Table of Contents

Preface 1

1 The Kid from the Collar City 5

2 Rookie 16

3 Foraging for Wins in the Land of the Giants 27

4 The Best Team in Baseball, But Not Necessarily in Chicago 40

5 World Champions 54

6 Merkle 65

7 A Sad Lexicon 85

8 Comeback 104

9 Managing the Cubs with Neither a Tinker Nor a Chance 112

10 The Miracle Braves 123

11 Too Much Electricity 145

12 When Johnny Comes Marching Home 159

13 The Human Dynamo That Needs a Minder 172

14 Albany, Alabama Pitts and One Last Reunion 184

15 Which Is As It Should Be 195

Notes 203

Bibliography 221

Index 223

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