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Roger Maris Book

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ID: 201300029251
Roger Maris Book: Roger Maris may be the greatest ballplayer no one really knows. In 1961, the soft-spoken man from the frozen plains of North Dakota enjoyed one of the most amazing seasons in baseball history, when he outslugged his teammate Mickey Mantle to become the game's natural home-run king. Yet Maris was vilified by fans and the press and has never received his due from biographers until now. Tom Clavin and Danny Peary trace the dramatic arc of Maris's life, from his boyhood in Fargo through his early pro career in the Cleveland Indians farm program, to his World Series championship years in New York and beyond. With research drawn from more than 130 interviews with Maris's teammates, opponents, family, and friends, as well as 16 pages of photos, this timely and poignant biography sheds light on an iconic figure from baseball's golden era and establishes the importance of his role in the game's history. EAN: 9781416589297
Format: Books
Size Closed: 9.12" x  6.12 "
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Product ID: 201300029251
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