Open Library logo
New Feature: You can now embed Open Library books on your website!   Learn More
Last edited by WorkBot
April 20, 2010 | History

The Wizard of Waxahachie: Paul Richards and the end of baseball as we knew it 1 edition

The Wizard of Waxahachie
Warren Corbett

No ebook available.


Prefer the physical book? Check nearby libraries with:


Buy this book

Amazon $33.79 (used)
Better World Books $32.48 (used)

There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one?
There is only 1 edition record, so we'll show it here...  •  Add edition?

The Wizard of Waxahachie
Paul Richards and the end of baseball as we knew it
1st ed.
Warren Corbett ; foreword by Brooks Robinson ; introduction by Tony LaRussa.

Published 2009 by Southern Methodist University Press in Dallas .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

"Why can't you forget this guy?"
Sleepy
Baseball as he knew it
Up and down
The toughest manager
They're either too young or too old
Victory
Manager in waiting
Nine old men and Mr. Sick
"The city that championships forgot"
Wizard of Waxahachie
"Daring gamble"
The Oriole way
Home grown by 1960
The church of Johnny U.
Home grown
Bound for Texas
The man in the dugout
Present at the creation
The other expansion team
Worst enemy
Braves' new world
The end of baseball as we know it
Half a pennant
"A ghastly mistake"
The hustler
"I've been there, wherever there is"
Fadeaway
Epilogue: the beauty of the competition.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Sport in American life, Sport in American life
Genre
Biography

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
796.357092, B
Library of Congress
GV865.R4278 C67 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23391937M
ISBN 13
9780870745560
LC Control Number
2009020049
OCLC/WorldCat
354817489
Library Thing
9085381
Goodreads
6548277

History

Download catalog record: RDF / JSON
April 20, 2010 Edited by WorkBot update details
January 30, 2010 Edited by WorkBot add more information to works
December 11, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page