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An October to Remember 1968|Brendan Donley
An October to Remember 1968 : The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played in It
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It was a memorable year for baseball and a classic World Series. From the players themselves, discover what it was like to be a 1968 Tiger or Cardinal, to win it all or to lose it all, what it was like to face Bob Gibson peering in from the mound, to see Al Kaline digging in at the plate.

An October to Remember 1968: The Tigers-Cardinals World Series as Told by the Men Who Played in It recalls, game by game, one of baseball's most celebrated championship series from the voices of the players who still remain--a collected narrative from a bygone era of major-league baseball as they reflect fifty years later.

Here are interview s with Al Kaline, Willie Horton, Denny McLain, Mickey Stanley, and Cardinals Tim McCarver, Orlando Cepeda, Ray Washburn, Dick Schofield, and many more.

Modeled after Lawrence S. Ritter's celebrated book, The Glory of Their Times--for which the author traversed the country to record stories of baseball's deadball era--An October to Remember 1968 will likewise preserve the days of baseball past, gathering the memories of the remaining players of the great Tigers and Cardinals teams to assemble their accounts into a vibrant baseball collection.

The 1968 World Series came at a time of great cultural change--the fading days of fans dressing up for ballgames, the first years of widespread color TV--and was an historic matchup of two legendary teams, pitting star power head-to-head and going the distance of seven hard-fought games.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781683582021
  • ISBN-10: 1683582020
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publish Date: August 2018
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds
  • Page Count: 344