1964: The Year the Phillies Blew the Pennant by Barry Bowe PDF

By Barry Bowe

The 1964 Phillies had likely run away with the nationwide League pennant and had all of it wrapped up by means of September twenty first. With in basic terms 12 video games ultimate - 7 of them at domestic - the Phillies have been in first position via 6 0.5 games.
It was once virtually mathematically very unlikely for the Phillies to blow that enormous a lead - yet they did.
More frequently than now not, Phillies supervisor Gene Mauch has been blamed for the enormous cave in ever considering that. yet used to be he responsible?
Barry Bowe does not imagine that Gene Mauch was once responsible, yet you be the pass judgement on as you keep on with the occasions that transpired through the 162-game schedule.
Woven in among the daily highlights are the author's own anecdotes, tidbits of knowledge approximately many of the maximum ballplayers who ever performed the sport - not just for the Phillies, yet for avid gamers on different groups, and avid gamers in different sports.
You'll be uncovered to trivialities like - What baseball participant used to be John Glen's wingman in the course of the Korean struggle? What baseball participant used to be Sgt. Ernie Bilko named after? How did the Oakland Raiders develop into one the eight unique AFL groups? Who used to be the 1st Little Leaguer to make it to the massive leagues? What incident begun the hatred among the Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys?

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