This book chronicles the history of the Philadelphia Athletics, the first real dynasty in Major League Baseball The focus of the book is the 1931 season, in which Philadelphia, led by superstar pitcher Lefty Grove, had the best season in franchise history, leading to a third consecutive trip to the World Series With a roster full of future Hall of Fame players like Al Simmons, Mickey Cochrane, Jimmie Foxx and Connie Mack the Athletics were one of the best baseball teams of all time, and the 1931 season served as the apex of their success, as the financial restrictions of the Great Depression caused the owners to break up the team....
|Title||:||Lefty Grove and the 1931 Philadelphia Athletics|
|Publisher||:||McFarland June 30, 2014|
|Number of Pages||:||192 pages|
|File Size||:||684 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Lefty Grove and the 1931 Philadelphia Athletics Reviews
Bought as a gift. Reviewed by recipient as very good!
Mr. Broadwater captures baseball so well.