The Slide

The Slide

Leyland, Bonds, and the Star-crossed Pittsburgh Pirates

Book - 2017
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"In the deciding game of the 1992 National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves, the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered the most dramatic and devastating loss in team history when former Pirate Sid Bream slid home with the winning run. Bream's infamous slide ended the last game played by Barry Bonds in a Pirates uniform and sent the franchise reeling into a record twenty-season losing streak. The Slide tells the story of the myriad events, beginning with the aftermath of the 1979 World Series, which led to the fated 1992 championship game and beyond"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. :, University of Pittsburgh Press,, [2017]
ISBN: 9780822964445
0822964449
Characteristics: xvi, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Peterson, Stephen - Author
Summary: "In the deciding game of the 1992 National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves, the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered the most dramatic and devastating loss in team history when former Pirate Sid Bream slid home with the winning run. Bream's infamous slide ended the last game played by Barry Bonds in a Pirates uniform and sent the franchise reeling into a record twenty-season losing streak. The Slide tells the story of the myriad events, beginning with the aftermath of the 1979 World Series, which led to the fated 1992 championship game and beyond"-- Provided by publisher.

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