Download Musial: From Stash to Stan the Man by James N. Giglio PDF

By James N. Giglio

 

In the main complete overview of baseball legend Stan Musial's existence and profession thus far, James N. Giglio locations the St. Louis Cardinal celebrity in the context of the times-the nice melancholy and wartime and postwar America-and the problems then typical in specialist baseball, really race and the altering economics of the sport. Giglio illuminates how the days formed Musial and delves additional into his well known photograph as a hot, unfailingly gracious position version recognized for strong sportsmanship and devotion to family.

Show description

Read Online or Download Musial: From Stash to Stan the Man PDF

Similar baseball books

The 5th Inning (Busboys and Poets)

This is a moment memoir following Coming after Fathering phrases: The Making of an African American Writer. In this story, Miller is returning to baseball, the sport of his adolescence, that allows you to locate the metaphor that would give you the size of his existence. virtually 60, he ponders even if his lifestyles can now be entered into the legitimate checklist books as a hit or failure; one man's exam of non-public relationships, melancholy, love and loss.

Gateway to the Majors: Williamsport and Minor League Baseball (Keystone Book)

Drawing upon neighborhood Williamsport newspapers, vast oral histories from former avid gamers, baseball directors, boosters and fanatics and infrequent photo collections, this paintings reconstructs the totality of the pro baseball adventure.

The 5th Inning. A Memoir

This can be poet and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller's moment memoir. Coming after Fathering phrases, this reveals Miller returning to baseball to supply the size of his existence. this is often one man's exam of private relationships, melancholy, love and loss.

The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History

The hot York Yankees are significant League Baseball's most famed and profitable franchise. Baseball greats equivalent to Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Derek Jeter have all worn the recognized army blue and white pinstripes. The Yankees have received 27 international sequence championships, and 29 gamers who spent at the least a yr with the workforce were inducted into the Baseball corridor of reputation.

Extra resources for Musial: From Stash to Stan the Man

Sample text

His manufactured story provided a romantic backdrop to his rise. One could easily admire an immigrant father seeking for his son what he could not obtain for himself. ” He wanted to make his father feel better about himself following Stan’s subsequent success with the Redbirds. In any case, Musial came to confess regret for not obtaining a college education, and to a feeling of inferiority because of that deficiency. 44 All indications are that Stan soon had mixed feelings about playing in the Cardinals system.

Obviously, he had much to learn about pitching. Hickey nevertheless continued to pitch Musial, who won his next game. For the remainder of the campaign Musial threw erratically, either winning with little difficulty or collapsing in the early innings as a starter or in late innings in relief. In one August contest he failed to survive the first inning. 2 Despite its mediocre 58–60 third-place finish, Williamson qualified for the postseason President’s Cup playoff. In the third game of a deadlocked series against Logan, Musial went nearly four innings before leaving the mound with the score at 5–5.

The stars were Ercius with 14 points, Musial with two interceptions for scores in the fourth quarter, and Garcia, whose basket tied the game in the final minutes to send it to overtime, only to lose 39–33. The Har-Brack contest concluded Musial’s varsity basketball career even though he had one year of high school remaining. His playing minorleague baseball that summer would cost him his eligibility. Musial continued to play basketball for various independent teams, including Charleroi Pharmacy in the Cannonsburg tournament, where he was named to the all-tourney team.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 12 votes