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Bill Pennant, Babe Ruth, and me

by Timothy Tocher

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Published by Cricket Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ruth, Babe, -- 1895-1948 -- Fiction,
  • McGraw, John Joseph, -- 1873-1934 -- Fiction,
  • New York Mets (Baseball team) -- Fiction,
  • New York Yankees (Baseball team) -- Fiction,
  • Baseball -- Fiction,
  • Wildcat -- Fiction,
  • Sports team mascots -- Fiction,
  • New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In 1920, sixteen-year-old Hank finds his loyalties divided when he is assigned to care for the Giants" mascot, a wildcat named Bill Pennant, as well as keep an eye on Babe Ruth in Ruth"s first season with the New York Yankees.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTimothy Tocher.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.T5637 Bil 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17048098M
    ISBN 100812627555
    ISBN 109780812627558
    LC Control Number2008026829
    OCLC/WorldCa242554439

    His latest novel, BILL PENNANT, BABE RUTH, AND ME (Cricket Books '09) received a starred review More. Timothy's Published Works Ages There is 1 book on Timothy's bookshelf Click a book's title for more details about the book 1. Odd Ball: Hilarious, Unusual, & Bizarre Baseball Moments (Hardcover).   “If they win [the pennant], Babe Ruth ought to be given 50 per cent of the team’s share, as he has won this pennant almost alone by his pitching and hitting,” a Author: Zach Kram.

    Babe Ruth? Tom Meany? Apocryphal? Dear Quote Investigator: A humorous story is told about the renowned baseball slugger Babe Ruth. He was negotiating his salary during the depths of the economic depression and was told that the amount he had requested was outlandish because it exceeded the remuneration given to Herbert Hoover who was the U.S. President. High quality Babe Ruth gifts and merchandise. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours.

      In , I was the Sports Editor of Greenwich Time, a weekly newspaper in Greenwich, Connecticut, just an hour or so from New York City. Though we didn't normally cover national sports stories, the Mets' run to the pennant after seven years of losing caught the imagination of the entire tri-state area.   Robert W. Creamer (–) was one of the most distinguished American sportswriters of the last half-century. When Sports Illustrated was founded in , Creamer was one of the first writers added to its the late ’60s he began work on a definitive biography of Babe Ruth, whom Creamer had seen as a boy in the stands at Yankee Stadium, /5(32).


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The eccentric McGraw has acquired a wildcat he has named Bill Pennant, and he sets Hank Cobb, the young hero of Tocher's previous vintage baseball novel (Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and Me, ), the task of training him. During the course of the season, Hank Author: Timothy Tocher.

The Year Babe Ruth hit Home Runs is simply spectacular. For whatever reason (perhaps meriting a book in itself), it seems Baseball fans study, know and quote their favorite statistics more than fans of any other sport. As such, it is only natural that from baseball came all those statistical things now common in other sports such as the Box /5(54).

is Babe Ruth's first year with the Yankees, who are sharing the Polo Grounds with John McGraw's Giants. The eccentric McGraw has acquired a wildcat he has named Bill Pennant, and he sets Hank Cobb, the young hero of Tocher's previous vintage baseball novel (Chief Sunrise, John McGraw, and Me, ), the task of training : Timothy Tocher.

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George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, – Aug ) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from through Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a star left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as Batting average   Let’s say an average team is, a pennant-winning team is, and Babe Ruth is If the average TEAM moves from, to, that’s an enormous change, but it doesn’t do much to Babe Ruth.

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Upon seeing George Jr. for the first time, the Orioles players referred to him as “Jack’s newest babe”, and thus the most famous nickname in American sports history was born. Thereafter, George Herman Ruth Jr.

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