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By Larry Shenk

During the last half-century, the Philadelphia Phillies have skilled epic highs—World sequence titles in 1980 and 2008—and difficult lows, and Larry Shenk has been there for each minute of it. He offers a behind-the-scenes examine the personalities and occasions that experience formed the franchise’s background. The ebook provides the particular scouting studies on Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley and takes readers into the clubhouse as Steve Carlton closes in on three hundred occupation wins. snoop on Pete Rose’s mobilephone name with President Reagan after Rose broke the nationwide League hits checklist and notice Richie Ashburn’s face while he heard he used to be elected to the Baseball corridor of status. Giving fanatics a flavor of what it’s wish to be part of the Phillies’ storied heritage from a point of view not like the other, readers also will know about a guy whose paintings ethic and personality has made an influence at the gamers and employees for fifty years.

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Long Ball: The Legend and Lore of the Home Run. Minneapolis: Millbrook Press, 2006. com/home The official Major League Baseball website provides fans with game results, statistics, schedules, and biographies of players. c_id=la The official website of the Los Angeles Dodgers includes the team schedule and game results, biographies of Clayton Kershaw and other players and coaches, and much more. com The Sports Illustrated Kids website covers all sports, including baseball. Expand learning beyond the printed book.

He was Jeff Gordon Aaron Rodgers Joe Mauer Abby Wambach awarded the Cy Young Justin Verlander Adrian Peterson Kevin Durant Albert Pujols Award in 2011 as the Kevin Garnett Alex Ovechkin Kevin Love Alex Rodriguez National League’s (NL) LaDainian Tomlinson Andrew Luck LeBron James Andrew McCutchen top hurler. Then he took Maria Sharapova Barry Bonds Mariano Rivera Ben Roethlisberger the prize again in 2013. Mark Sanchez Blake Griffin Maya Moore Brett Favre In June 2014, Clayton Michael Phelps Brian Urlacher Michael Vick threw the 12th no-hitter in Brittney Griner Miguel Cabrera Bryce Harper Mikaela Shiffrin Dodgers history.

C_id=la The official website of the Los Angeles Dodgers includes the team schedule and game results, biographies of Clayton Kershaw and other players and coaches, and much more. com The Sports Illustrated Kids website covers all sports, including baseball. Expand learning beyond the printed book. com. 31 Index Baseball America, 16 Ellis, A. , 27 Great Lakes Loons, 20 Gulf Coast League Dodgers, 20 Honeycutt, Rick, 21 Hope’s Home, 25–26, 28 Jacksonville Suns, 20, 21 Johnson, Skip, 15–16 Kershaw, Chris (father), 9, 11 Kershaw, Clayton: awards, 24, 26–27; charity work, 25–26, 28; childhood, 10–11; high school years, 12–13, 15–16; minor-league career, 19–21; MLB games, 4–8, 21–22; training, 15–16 Kershaw, Ellen (wife), 18, 23–26, 28 Kershaw, Marianne (mother), 9, 11 Los Angeles Dodgers, 4–5, 7, 18–19, 21–22, 27 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft (2006), 17–18 Stafford, Matthew, 10, 13 Photo Acknowledgments The images in this book are used with the permission of: © Victor Decolongon/Getty Images, pp.

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