By James E. Odenkirk
within the 10 years that the tip of worldwide warfare II, despite the fact that, the franchise grew to become the nook. Led by way of proprietor (and world-class showman) invoice Veeck, the boy-manager Lou Boudreau, ace Bob Feller, and the barrier-busting Larry Doby, Cleveland charged up the standings, completing within the first department each season yet one and successful all of it in 1948.
This meticulously researched background covers the Indians’ first six a long time, from their minor league origins on the finish of the nineteenth century to the dismantling of the 1954 international sequence membership. it's a tale of unforgettable gamers, pissed off hopes, and wonderful victories that fed a city’s unwavering devotion to its team.
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Of Tribes and Tribulations: The Early Decades of the Cleveland Indians by James E. Odenkirk