Of Tribes and Tribulations: The Early Decades of the by James E. Odenkirk PDF

By James E. Odenkirk

ISBN-10: 0786479833

ISBN-13: 9780786479832

Over their first 4 many years within the American League, the Cleveland Indians have been recognized extra for excellent gamers than continually nice play. Its rosters full of all-time greats like Cy younger, Nap Lajoie, Elmer Flick, Tris Speaker, and the ill-fated Addie Joss and Ray Chapman, Cleveland usually came upon itself within the thick of the race yet, with 1920 the lone exception, appeared constantly to complete a video game or again within the ultimate standings.
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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