Home Page
Home Page
 Home 
 Search 
 Digital Library 
 My Account 
 Suggest a Title 
   
BasicSearch by KeywordAlphabetical SearchSearch by NumberAdvancedDatabasesNew, Best & FunHistory
Search:    Refine Search  
> You're searching: Great River Regional Library
 
Item Information
 HoldingsHoldings
 
 
 More by this author
 
  •  
  • Barra, Allen.
     
     Subjects
     
  •  
  • Mantle, Mickey, 1931-1995.
     
  •  
  • Mays, Willie, 1931-
     
  •  
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
     
     Browse Catalog
      by author:
     
  •  
  •  Barra, Allen.
     
      by title:
     
  •  
  •  Mickey and Willie : ...
     
     
     Search Bookstores
     
  •  
  • Amazon
     
  •  
  • Barnes and Noble
     
     
     
      Permanent Link
     MARC Display
    Mickey and Willie : Mantle and Mays, the parallel lives of baseball's golden age / Allen Barra.
    by Barra, Allen.
    New York : Crown Archetype, 2013.
    Subjects
  • Mantle, Mickey, 1931-1995.
  •  
  • Mays, Willie, 1931-
  •  
  • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
  • ISBN: 
    9780307716484 :
    0307716481 :
    Bib #: 
    857757
    Description: 
    xiii, 479 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Contents: 
    Introduction: My first game was better than yours -- Fathers and sons -- Bred to play ball -- No other enjoyment -- Pass-the-hat -- A dream come true -- "This is your chance" -- "You're going to eat steak" -- "Is that Mickey and Willie?" -- "Greetings" -- "Right up there with the Babe" -- "In here, it's 1954" -- "A whole different ball game" -- "Exactly the same ballplayer" -- "Neither one of us was Joe DiMaggio" -- "Flash, dash, and ... a nervous rash" -- The boys of summer in their ruin -- Say good-bye to America -- Burden of dreams -- Appendix A: Mickey vs. Willie, who was the best? -- Appendix B: Total player rating and win shares.
    Summary: 
    "Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age, almost the same size, and came to New York at the same time. They possessed virtually the same talents, and played the same position. They were both products of generations of baseball-playing families, for whom the game was the only escape from a lifetime of brutal manual labor. Both were nearly crushed by the weight of the outsized expectations placed on them, first by their families and later by America. Both lived secret lives far different from those their fans knew. What their fans also didn't know was that the two men shared a close personal friendship--and that each was the only man who could truly understand the other's experience"--Provided by publisher.
    Requests: 
    0
    Copies: 
    2
    Add to my list 
    Copy/Holding information
    LocationCollectionCall No.StatusDue DateItem Type 
    Buffalo Public Library(F) Nonfiction Collection796.357 BarChecked Out09/02/2014BookRequest This Copy
    Rockford Public Library(F) Nonfiction Collection796.357 BarShelving Cart BookRequest This Copy

    Format:HTMLPlain textDelimited
    Subject: 
    Email to:

    Serving Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties in central Minnesota
    with locations in Albany, Annandale, Becker, Belgrade, Big Lake, Buffalo, Clearwater, Cokato, Cold Spring, Delano, Eagle Bend, Elk River, Foley, Grey Eagle, Howard Lake, Kimball,
    Little Falls, Long Prairie, Melrose, Monticello, Paynesville, Pierz, Richmond, Rockford, Royalton, St. Cloud, St. Michael, Sauk Centre, Staples, Swanville, Upsala and Waite Park.

    Horizon Information Portal 3.23_6390
     Powered by Dynix
    © 2001-2013 SirsiDynix All rights reserved.