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The Resource Willie Mays : the life, the legend, James S. Hirsch ; authorized by Willie Mays

Willie Mays : the life, the legend, James S. Hirsch ; authorized by Willie Mays

Label
Willie Mays : the life, the legend
Title
Willie Mays
Title remainder
the life, the legend
Statement of responsibility
James S. Hirsch ; authorized by Willie Mays
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Authorized by Willie Mays and written by a "New York Times" bestselling author, this is the definitive biography of one of baseball's immortals
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV865.M38
LC item number
H57 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Willie Mays : the life, the legend, James S. Hirsch ; authorized by Willie Mays
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 593-597) and index
Contents
Alabama roots -- Raised to succeed -- Supernatural gifts -- A mother's love -- The Black barons -- The Giants call -- The minors -- The savior arrives -- Rookie of the year -- War stories -- "I'd play for free" -- The catch -- "Ole Mira!" -- A new archetype -- Jackie, Willie, and all deliberate speed -- "Willie Mays doesn't need help from anyone" -- The end of an era -- Miraloma drive -- Welcome to San Francisco -- Black barnstormers -- Cheers for Khrushchev -- Headwinds -- There's feel in the air -- Acceptance, at last -- Youth is served -- A man named Mays -- Befriended by a banker -- Captain Mays -- The peacemaker -- A piece of Willie's heart -- Milstones and miseries -- A doctrine of brotherhood -- The wisdom of the years -- Baseball royalty -- New York, New York -- The end of a love affair
Control code
ocn419812548
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 628 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416547907
Lccn
2009049214
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419812548
Label
Willie Mays : the life, the legend, James S. Hirsch ; authorized by Willie Mays
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 593-597) and index
Contents
Alabama roots -- Raised to succeed -- Supernatural gifts -- A mother's love -- The Black barons -- The Giants call -- The minors -- The savior arrives -- Rookie of the year -- War stories -- "I'd play for free" -- The catch -- "Ole Mira!" -- A new archetype -- Jackie, Willie, and all deliberate speed -- "Willie Mays doesn't need help from anyone" -- The end of an era -- Miraloma drive -- Welcome to San Francisco -- Black barnstormers -- Cheers for Khrushchev -- Headwinds -- There's feel in the air -- Acceptance, at last -- Youth is served -- A man named Mays -- Befriended by a banker -- Captain Mays -- The peacemaker -- A piece of Willie's heart -- Milstones and miseries -- A doctrine of brotherhood -- The wisdom of the years -- Baseball royalty -- New York, New York -- The end of a love affair
Control code
ocn419812548
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 628 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416547907
Lccn
2009049214
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419812548

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