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Christy Mathewson

Gene Schoor

Christy Mathewson

baseball"s greatest pitcher

by Gene Schoor

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by J. Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathewson, Christy, 1880-1925.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gene Schoor with Henry Gilfond.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.M37 S3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6135573M
    LC Control Number53009033
    OCLC/WorldCa1728726

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    Quotes About Christy Mathewson "(Christy) Mathewson pitched against Cincinnati yesterday. Another way of putting it is that Cincinnati lost a game of baseball. The first statement means the same as the second." - Damon Runyon "(Christy) Mathewson was the greatest pitcher who ever lived. He had knowledge, judgment, perfect control and form. Christy Mathewson Stats. Christy Mathewson was born on Thursday, Aug , in Factoryville, Pennsylvania. Mathewson was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on J , with the New York Giants.


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Christy Mathewson was baseball's first superstar—a beloved turn-of-the-century pitcher who was among the initial group of five players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He also defined moral excellence, bridging sport and national culture at a time when pro ballplayers were perceived as louts, and was the first to bring respectability to /5(23).

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Including timeless images, this book brings to life Mathewson’s amazing career /5(14). #N#Christy Mathewson. Statheads want to know.

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The offered example was signed early inmere months before Matty's passing later that year. This is very likely the last baseball that Christy Mathewson ever Rating: Christy Mathewson book positive. This is a fun book written by the great pitcher Christy Mathewson, who was among the first college graduates to play pro baseball.

The book is well-written, and of course there are lots of boring parts talking about certain plays with players from the first decade of the twentieth century/5. Mathewson would die of tuberculous pneumonia in After a win, year pitching career with the New York Giants, he managed the Cincinnati Reds for three seasons, including in most of Christy Mathewson.

Christy Mathewson () was the greatest baseball pitcher of his day, a hero with appeal reaching beyond sports. A college-educated player from Pennsylvania farm country, he restored respectability to a game tarnished by the rowdies who had dominated baseball in the s.

Christy Mathewson changed the way people perceived baseball players by his actions on and off the field. His combination of power and poise – his tenacity and temperance – remains baseball’s ideal. Born Aug. 12, in Factoryville, Pa., Mathewson attended Bucknell University and played on the school’s baseball and football teams.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Christy Mathewson books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Mathewson, one of the towering figures in baseball history, won games in 17 seasons, all but one of those victories for the New York Giants. After his playing career, he was a manager, army officer and baseball executive, played a role in the unraveling of the Black Sox, and fought a courageous battle against tuberculosis.

A man with a keen sense of honor and. Christy Mathewson was a college man, with a range of interests, who mowed down opposing hitters in his spare time.

While at Bucknell University, Mathewson sang in the glee club, belonged to a literary society, played football and served as a model of clean living. On top of these achievements, Mathewson also wrote a series of children’s books.

Christy Mathewson was regarded as one of baseball's best pitchers when he "retired" to become an insurance agent following the season. A flip book featuring Mathewson warming up was used as a promotional tool for Mathewson's new job, but Mathewson quickly returned to baseball.

(National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum). Christy Mathewson enjoyed a breakout year inthe first of three consecutive win seasons.

That year he went with a ERA and a career-high strikeouts, which stood as the NL record until Sandy Koufax struck out in Matty was just as good inleading the Giants to the NL pennant with a record and ERA. A promotional advertisement for Christy Mathewson’s book, “Won in the Ninth.” Mathewson also wrote a series of other baseball books for young readers.

Won in the Ninth, for example, is a fictional account of a college ballplayer whose supporting cast were modeled after real-life major leaguers. Christy Mathewson was one of the most dominant pitchers ever to play baseball. Pitching in a Pinch, his witty and digestible book of baseball insights, stories, and wisdom, was first published over a hundred years ago and presents listeners with Mathewson’s plainspoken view.

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It’s as good as his pitching and some exciting things have happened in the Big Leagues, stories that never found. As the historian Philip Seib writes in his book “The Player: Christy Mathewson, Baseball, and the American Century,” nearly twenty-two Author: Luke Epplin.

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He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. Red Smith (–) was one of the greatest sportswriters of all : Penguin Publishing Group.Connie Mack Book; Christy Mathewson; Christy Mathewson. Auction Price Totals. 4 Sales $2, Value Summary prices by grade Pop APR Facts Registry Shop Grades (Click to filter results) 9.

8. Date. Price. Grade. Lot # Auction House.He was book-smart, having been educated at Bucknell College, in a sport where many of the players could barely read and write, and was known to have been a terrific checkers player. And he was smart on the field. It was Christy Mathewson who coined the phrase, "You can learn little from victory.

You can learn everything from defeat.".