Stengel: His Life and Times

By: Creamer, Robert W.

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Slight lean/loose. Writing on Front End Page Book Condition-Very good/ Good++ Cover has some light wear-Edge wear, Rubbing, Creasing, Boards are blue/baby blue split In Color with silver gilt Print on spine Boards have some light edge wear, light Bumping to spine/corners, Pages are clean and well kept 1st edition -1 lowest number stated in book's number line **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** **LARGER BOOKS MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING** About the book: One of the most endearing of American heroes, Casey Stengel guided the New York Yankees to ten pennants in twelve seasons. Here is the brilliant manager stripped nakedthe person underneath all the clowning, mugging, and double-talking. Robert Creamer shows us Casey at twenty-two, famous from his very first day in the big leagues. We see Caseys playing career fall apart as he is traded, shunted to last-place teams, hampered by injuries, considered finisheduntil he bats a glorious home run in the 1923 World Series. Here are Caseys managing successes and failuresdismissed by the Yankees, he returns to the limelight with his new and inept New York Mets, the team he single-handedly lifts into the nations consciousness. Im a man thats been up and down, Casey said in a serious moment. Certainly his knack for bouncing back made him a legend in our national pastime. Here are the stories and gags, the Stengelian style, the full dimensions of the man

Title: Stengel: His Life and Times

Author Name: Creamer, Robert W.

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, Sports & Recreation,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1984

ISBN Number: 0671224891

ISBN Number 13: 9780671224899

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

lbs: 1.08 lbs

Seller ID: 002167

Keywords: Biography. Baseball. Sports