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Rogers Hornsby [electronic resource] / Charles C. Alexander.

Alexander, Charles C. (Author). Esmo, Ian. (Narrator). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481598439 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1481598430 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 41 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio : 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Ian Esmo.
Summary, etc.: In the 1920s, Rogers Hornsby was the National League's foremost star, its biggest since Honus Wagner, and its principal answer to the American League's Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb. He was a seven-time National League batting champion, and his 1924 average remains the major-league high for this century. From his Texas childhood until his death in 1962, Hornsby lived his entire life in the world of baseball, building a legend through his remarkable involvement in every phase of the sport. His career as a player, manager, and instructor was spectacular in its unpredictability, and the story of his life chronicles the golden age of baseball.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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