The Great Chase by Harvey Rosenfeld audiobook

The Great Chase: The Dodgers-Giants Pennant Race of 1951

By Harvey Rosenfeld
Foreword by Ernie Harwell
Read by Barrett Whitener

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12.62 Hours Unabridged
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The Dodgers-Giants rivalryis the longest-standing rivalry in baseball history—a feud that began in thelate nineteenth century when both clubs were based in New York City. Then, onOctober 3, 1951, Bobby Thomson’s “shot heard around the world” ended theirpennant race—one of the most dramatic ever. Interviews, contemporary newspaperarticles, and memoirs of participants are used to describe the intense rivalryand provide a day-by-day look at the Giants’ pennant run, including afascinating examination of the strategy of the final game.

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The Dodgers-Giants rivalryis the longest-standing rivalry in baseball history—a feud that began in thelate nineteenth century when both clubs were based in New York City. Then, onOctober 3, 1951, Bobby Thomson’s “shot heard around the world” ended theirpennant race—one of the most dramatic ever. Interviews, contemporary newspaperarticles, and memoirs of participants are used to describe the intense rivalryand provide a day-by-day look at the Giants’ pennant run, including afascinating examination of the strategy of the final game.

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“Whitener offers a pleasant, gentle reading, always kindly and well paced. For all baseball lovers.” Kliatt

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Author Bio: Harvey Rosenfeld

Author Bio: Harvey Rosenfeld

Harvey Rosenfeld, a lifelong baseball fan, is the author of several highly regarded biographies, including Raoul Wallenberg: Angel of Mercy and Roger Maris: A Title to Fame, one of the American Library Association’s Best Books of 1991. Rosenfeld is the founding editor of Martyrdom and Resistance, a bimonthly publication that focuses on the Holocaust.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Runtime: 12.62
Audience: Adult
Language: English