Overview:Pepper Martin, the Red Blood of Baseball - Pepper Martin, the ""Wild Horse of the Osage,"" is most famous for having dominated the October 1931 World Series - stealing bases, sliding on his chest, making diving catches, and driving in runs. He also captivated many Americans in the Depression Era with his homegrown honesty and love of pranks. To many, he epitomized the very spirit of baseball. This biography follows Martin's rise from Oklahoma farmboy, buying his first glove with money from a paper route, to being one of America's most successful and beloved professionals. It closes with an account of his coaching career in Florida and his death in 1965, a member of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and a loving grandfather. The work includes accounts of important games and intimate glimpses of his romance with his wife and the arrivals of his daughters. Information is drawn from research on the careers of key players and managers from the Cardinals, back issues of periodicals, and interviews with Don Gutterridge, Martin's teammate.
This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725641-9780786416028. It was written by the following authors: Thomas Barthel. Book Pepper Martin, the Red Blood of Baseball, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, True Stories, Biography. The book was published on 2003-11-30 00:00:00. It has 242 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 345 g. File for download Pepper Martin, the Red Blood of Baseball has PDF format and is called pepper-martin-the-red-blood-of-baseball.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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