Matty: an American Hero

Matty: an American Hero : Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants

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The compelling story of one of America's greatest athletes. Ray Robinson draws on rare interviews, press clips, and eyewitness accounts to tell the story of baseball's Golden Age at the turn of the century and that of one of its best players. finest pitcher in baseball history and America's first authentic sports hero, the first athlete who was truly admired and emulated.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 153.9 x 233.7 x 17mm | 487.7g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195092635
  • 9780195092639
  • 1,795,838

About Ray Robinson

Ray Robinson is a veteran magazine editor and sportswriter. He is the author of the widely acclaimed biography, Iron Horse: Lou Gehrig in his Time, and Oh, Baby, I Love It!, with Tim McCarver. He lives in New York City.

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