The Glory Years of the Detroit Tigers: 1920-1950

The Glory Years of the Detroit Tigers: 1920-1950


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814335895
Publisher: Painted Turtle
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Series: Painted Turtle
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

William M. Anderson is the retired founding director of the Michigan Department of History, Arts, and Libraries and also had a thirty-three-year career in higher education, during which time he served as president of Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois, and West Shore Community College near Scottville, Michigan. Dr. Anderson is a widely published baseball and Civil War historian, a past president of the Historical Society of Michigan, and a past member of the Michigan Humanities Council. He is the author or editor of ten books, including The Detroit Tigers: A Pictorial Celebration of the Greatest Players and Moments in Tigers History (Wayne State University Press, 2008).

Table of Contents

Foreword Dan Dickerson ix

Preface xiii

1 Spring Training When Dreams Are Entertained 1

2 Franchise Stars 55

3 The Supporting Cast 143

4 Moments of Glory and Notable Games 239

5 The War Years 327

6 The Old Ballpark Where Legends and Memories Were Made 391

Conclusion 447

Bibliography 449

Index 453

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