Let's Play Two: The Life and Times of Ernie Banks

Let's Play Two: The Life and Times of Ernie Banks

by Doug Wilson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538112298
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/15/2019
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 160,802
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Doug Wilson is a former college baseball player and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research. He is the author of Fred Hutchinson and the 1964 Cincinnati Reds (2010), The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych (2013), Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson (2014), and Pudge: The Biography of Carlton Fisk (2015). His books have been finalists for the Casey Award and SABR’s Seymour Medal as the best baseball books of the year and The Bird was selected by the Library of Michigan as a Michigan Notable book for 2014.Wilson lives in Columbus, Indiana.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue
Chapter One: Dallas
Chapter Two: Baseball
Chapter Three: Kansas City Monarchs
Chapter Four: Chicago
Chapter Five: Bingo Bango
Chapter Six: Most Valuable Player
Chapter Seven: Becoming Mr. Cub
Chapter Eight: The Old College Effort
Chapter Nine: Windmills
Chapter Ten: Leo Ferocious
Chapter Eleven: RESPECT
Chapter Twelve: That Summer of ’69
Chapter Thirteen: Immortal
Chapter Fourteen: Living as Mr. Cub
Epilogue
Appendix: Ernie Banks’ Career Statistics
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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