Jimmie Foxx: The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-57

Jimmie Foxx: The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-57

By: W.Harrison Daniel (author)Paperback

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In February 1925, 17-year-old Jimmie Foxx left his home in Sudlersville, Maryland, and joined the Philadelphia Athletics in spring training. Over the next twenty years, Foxx was one of the most consistent stars in the majors. His long home runs were legendary - his 535 were second only to Babe Ruth's 714 when he retired in 1945. Only six years later, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Foxx tried his hand at a variety of jobs after he left baseball, but seemed always to be drawn back to the game. He coached and managed in the minor leagues and even managed the Fort Wayne Daisies of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League in 1953. This is the story of Foxx's rise to glory, his life in and out of the game, and his love affair with the national pastime.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780786418671
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780786418671
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 0786418672

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