Billy Southworth: A Biography of the Hall of Fame Manager and Ballplayer (Paperback)John C. Skipper (author)
Paperback 220 Pages / Published: 30/04/2013
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Billy Southworth was the most successful major league baseball manager of the 1940s including the three straight years in which his St. Louis Cardinal teams won more than 100 games. He won three National League pennants with the Cardinals and one with the Boston Braves, and his .597 winning percentage is the fifth highest in baseball history. But Southworth was dogged by demons off the field, including the deaths of three children. On the field, his achievements were minimised by many because they occurred during the war years when the baseball talent level was below par. When he finally got top recognition, being elected to the Hall of Fame in 2007, the honour occurred 38 years after his death.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
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