Dick Thompson serves us well by giving us the complete baseball bios of a couple of very good non-New York players . Smoothly written, with meticulous attention paid to detail, The Ferrell Brothers of Baseball is both informative and enjoyable.
Dick Thompson serves us well by giving us the complete baseball bios of a couple of very good non-New York players from the golden era. We need more such books. Every facet of Wes's career is examined in detail, and brother Rick gets decent coverage, while Thompson keeps us up with the brothers who never made the Majors, as well. Photographs, statistics, and some very interesting sports cartoons nicely enhance the text. Put simply, it's the kind of book that makes you want to hear more from its knowledgeable author.
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Arguments in favor of inducting Ferrell into the Baseball Hall of Fame include the factors which affected his numbers and lack of post-season success. Thompson, Dick (March 11, 2005). The Ferrell Brothers of Baseball. ISBN 978-0-7864-2006-3. In addition to the era in which he played, he didn't play for many good teams, and he pitched in hitter-friendly parks. In his book, The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract, Bill James, noted that Ferrell's high career ERA of . 4 is not surprising due the heavy-hitting era in which he played. George was the eldest of the trio and the local hero. He played, managed and scouted in professional baseball for 50 years. Rick was the cerebral baseball brother. He devoted 60 years to the game in such capacities as college player, eight-time major league all-star, coach, scout and major league executive.
Richard Benjamin Ferrell (October 12 1905 – July 27 1995) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball, and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Strong and durable, Ferrell was an outstanding catcher for the St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox and Washington Senators between 1929 and 1947. He retired having caught 1,806 games, an American League record that stood until Carlton Fisk surpassed it in 1988.
Americans have periodically been reminded of baseball's extraordinary capacity to enrich and enliven the national spirit during hard . Все результаты Поиска книг Google » Об авторе (2013).
Americans have periodically been reminded of baseball's extraordinary capacity to enrich and enliven the national spirit during hard times. Breaking the Slump is a vivid portrait of the great game and its cultural significance during America's hardest times. Все результаты Поиска книг Google Об авторе (2013). Charles C. Alexander is Distinguished Professor of History at Ohio University. He is the author of the biographies Ty Cobb, John McGraw, and Rogers Hornsby, and of Our Game: An American Baseball History. He lives in Athens, Ohio.
Dick Thompson: The Ferrell Brothers of Baseball, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2005. Some high school data is courtesy David McWater. Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis.
The Ferrell Brothers of Baseball. ISBN 9780786420063 (978-0-7864-2006-3) Softcover, McFarland & Company, 2005. Find signed collectible books: 'The Ferrell Brothers of Baseball'. Improvising the blues (Silver Burdett music). Coauthors & Alternates.
He has written for Nine, The Cooperstown Symposium, The National Pastime and Base Ball, and is the author of several baseball books. He lives in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. An appendix offers a year-by-year statistical look at the baseball careers of all seven Ferrell brothers including date of birth, height, weight, league, team, position, and averages, among other data. Download The Ferrell Brothers of Baseball by Dick Thompson free. The Ferrell Brothers of Baseball by Dick Thompson fb2 DOWNLOAD FREE.