The Wrecking Crew of '33: The Washington Senators' Last Pennant (Paperback)Gary A. Sarnoff (author)
Paperback 245 Pages / Published: 30/07/2009
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In the spring of 1933, with a new president in office and a banking crisis narrowly averted, there was optimism in Washington, D.C., even among the baseball fans. The hard-luck Senators, who topped 90 wins in each of the previous three seasons only to finish well in back of the pennant winner, seemed full of promise. They secured a new deal of their own with 26-year-old Joe Cronin, their peppery shortstop, who had emerged as one of the best players in the American League. Newly signed as the youngest manager in the majors, Cronin was determined to lead the Senators to the pennant, though Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and the world champion New York Yankees stood in the way.
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Number of pages: 245
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 226 x 150 x 18 mm
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