The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball's Golden Age

The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball's Golden Age

"Weintraub is a big-league storyteller .... He loads the bases with the kind of entertaining anecdotes, minutiae, and quotes that separate baseball-and baseball writing-from other sports." -- USA Today

In the spring of 1946, Americans were ready to heal. The war was finally over, and as America's fathers and brothers were coming home so too were baseball's greats. Ted Williams, Stan Musial, and Joe DiMaggio returned with bats blazing, making the season a true classic… (more)

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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (April 02, 2013)

Parent ISBN: 9780316205900

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 5.6 MB

Language: English


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