Wicked Curve

Wicked Curve

The Life and Troubled Times of Grover Cleveland Alexander

eBook - 2006
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"Grover Cleveland Alexander won 373 games over his 20-year career, the third highest total in major league history, and led the National League in ERA four times, shutouts seven times, complete games six times, and wins six times. This biography sheds light on the pitcher and man, focusing on Alexander's personal life and Hall of Fame career"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. :, McFarland & Co.,, [2006]
©2006
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780786481781
0786481781
Characteristics: 1 online resource (v, 238 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Alone in a crowd
A stone's throw away
A big league pitcher
A pennant flies in Philadelphia
Nobody does it better
The changing of the uniforms
The cub years
Managerial merry-go-round and McCarthy
A strikeout for the ages
Forty years old and counting
The end of the road
When the cheering stopped
The long road downhill
Brother can you spare me a dime?
The last hurrah
Coming home
Bottom of the ninth.
Summary: "Grover Cleveland Alexander won 373 games over his 20-year career, the third highest total in major league history, and led the National League in ERA four times, shutouts seven times, complete games six times, and wins six times. This biography sheds light on the pitcher and man, focusing on Alexander's personal life and Hall of Fame career"--Provided by publisher.

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