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PITCHIN' MAN: Satchel Paige's Own Story

Paige, Leroy (Satchel) w/ Hal Lebowitz. Fwd. John B. Holway

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ISBN 10: 0887368360 / ISBN 13: 9780887368363
Edité par Meckler, Westport, CT, 1992
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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Reprint of 1948 edition in publisher's shrinkwrap. Black cloth. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Quantity Available: 1. Category: baseball; ISBN: 0887368360. ISBN/EAN: 9780887368363. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14415. N° de réf. du libraire 14415

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Titre : PITCHIN' MAN: Satchel Paige's Own Story

Éditeur : Meckler, Westport, CT

Date d'édition : 1992

Reliure : Hardcover (Original Cloth)

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Edition : 1st edition.

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Originally published in 1948 from interviews conducted and set down by Cleveland sports writer Hal Lebovitz, this text represents the autobiography of one of the most colourful and talented players to play professional baseball.

About the Author:

Satchel Paige was born on July 07, 1906 in Mobile Alabama. His Parents were John & Lulu Paige. On July 07, 1948 He was signed by Cleveland Indians and played there for two years. On August 03, Satchel started his first Major League game. On August 08, he pitched his first shutout. In 1951 Paige sign with the St Louis Browns and pitched there for three years. In 1956 he played for the minor league, Miami Marlins and stayed for three years. On August 09, 1971 he was inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown New York. June 08, 1986 LeRoy Robert “Satchel” Paige died in Kansas City, MO. The Collaborator, Hal Lebovitz, was born on September 11, 1916 in Cleveland Ohio. He graduated from Western Reserve. Hal was a sportswriter and columnist and a great sports fan. His first job was for the Cleveland News in 1942. He soon was covering the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians. In 1960 he moved to The Plain Dealer and was their Sports Editor from 1964 to 1982. He coached and officiated baseball, basketball, and football. He even traveled with the Harlem Globetrotters and refereed their games. Lebovitz had great knowledge of sports rules. He wrote a popular column, "Ask Hal the Referee." He won many awards for his work and in the year 2000, he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Hal Lebovitz died on October 18, 2005 age 89.

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I have been a full-time bookseller since 1986. My stock includes a large collection of books on baseball, about 2,000 volumes. In addition to baseball, I specialize in True Crime, Ohioana, Botany, and Music. I am a member of the Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society (NOBS). My personal book interests include H.L. Mencken, P.G. Wodehouse, Jim Tully, baseball, botany, especially history, exploration and economic botany, true crime, and music.

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