Tag Archives: McFarland and Co.

Wednesday’s Book Review: “Jimmie Foxx: Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967”


Jimmie Foxx: Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967. By W. Harrison Daniel. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 1996. In the small town of Sudlersville, Maryland, on the Eastern Shore there is life-size statue of Jimmie Foxx, one of the greatest players … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Dizzy and the Gashouse Gang”


Dizzy and the Gashouse Gang: The 1934 St. Louis Cardinals and Depression-Era Baseball. By Doug Feldman. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 2000. The so-called “Gashouse Gang” was one of the most engaging major league baseball teams of the first half … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “The 1972 Detroit Tigers”


The 1972 Detroit Tigers: Billy Martin and the Half-Game Champs. By Todd Masters. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 2010. The Detroit Tigers were an unlikely victor in the American League East in 1972. Viewed by almost everyone at the start … Continue reading

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