The Home Run Heard 'Round the World: The Dramatic Story of the 1951 Giants-Dodgers Pennant Race

The Home Run Heard 'Round the World: The Dramatic Story of the 1951 Giants-Dodgers Pennant Race

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486480589
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 03/17/2011
Series: Dover Baseball Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Dover Edition ix

Acknowledgments xi

1 1951 1

2 The Feud 5

3 Durocher and His Giants 21

4 The Outfielders 39

5 In This Corner-Charlie Dressen 53

6 The Dodgers 59

7 Duke, Carl, and the Others 85

8 That Spring 95

9 A Bad Start 105

10 The Coming of Willie 121

11 The Season Rolls On 127

12 The Winning Streak 147

13 September 165

14 Two Weeks to Go 183

15 The Final Weekend 197

16 The Play-offs 207

17 The Home Run Heard 'Round the World 213

18 The Aftermath 229

19 Where Were You When Thomson Connected? 237

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