A PAPERBACK ORIGINALThe amazing stories behind the 35 seventh games of baseball's World SeriesThe World Series has gone to a thrilling "game seven" only 35 times, and each one comes alive in "The Seventh Game," a rich collection of compelling ...
elling stories and statistics, offering a unique perspective of baseball at its greatest, when there is truly no tomorrow for either side.
From the 1909 marquee match-up of Ty Cobb and Honus Wagner, to the thrilling confrontation of Pete Alexander and Tony Lazzeri with the bases loaded in 1926, to Bill Mazeroski's improbable walk-off home run to beat the Yankees in 1960, all the way to 2002's "Giant disappointment" between the inspired Angels and the hard-luck Giants, each game is brought to light as Levenson provides: In-depth analyses of the teams--their hitting, pitching, and defensive strategies A quiz to challenge readers' seventh-game knowledge Box scores of every game, filled with baseball facts A controversial ranking of the games from best to worst Full-color photos of rare ticket stubs from all 35 games And much more
Number of pages: 288
Date of publication: 17/02/2004
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