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Mound City Memories features twenty-seven essays and interviews about baseball in St. Louis, focusing on the St. Louis Cardinals and the St. Louis Browns, as well as on Major League players raised in St. Louis. Rick Salamon profiles writer Bob Broeg, Joe Scott asks if Dizzy Dean's thirty-win season is legitimate, Jim Rygelski recalls Mark McGwire's seventy-home-run season, while Fred Heger compares Hall of Famers Rogers Hornsby and George Sisler. Peter Morris writes on little-known nineteenth-century baseball figure Asa Smith, while John Stahl provides an extensive profile of journeyman pitcher Barney Schultz.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933599069
ISBN-10: 1933599065
Format: Paperback
(7112mm x 5487mm x 7mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Society for American Baseball Research
Publisher: Society for American Baseball Research
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert L. Tiemann

Bob Tiemann has written numerous articles for the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) journals and is the 1992 recipient of the Bob Davids Award, SABR's highest honor. He lives in St. Louis. Contributors include: Art Ahrens, David Anderson, Richard Applegate, Fred Heger, Kevin Johnson, Francis Kinlaw, Jim Kreuz, Peter Morris, Bill Repplinger, Norm Richards, Jim Rygelski, Rick Salamon, Joe Scott, Terry Sloope, David Snyder, John Stahl, Mark Stangl, Dennis Stegmann, Bob Tiemann, Richard Weston, and Michael Zitelli.

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