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Publisher: McFarland & Co
ISBN10: 0786432748 ISBN13: 9780786432745 DDC: 796.357092 LCC: GV865 Edition: (softcover : alk. paper)


"This balanced, carefully researched biography covers Nicholson's life early and late, thoroughly describes his legendary feats of slugging, and gauges his accomplishments in light of the era in which played"--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-253) and index. On Fancy Farm -- Three sport man -- Return from Annapolis -- Mr. Mack and the A's -- Life in the bushes -- Back to the big leagues -- Catalina to Chicago -- The last prewar season -- Baseball, as usual -- Coming into his own -- "Swish" and his fans -- The supreme compliment -- The year of the billy goat curse -- Benched -- The Cubs in decline -- Farewell to the Windy City -- The City of Brotherly Love -- The Whiz Kids -- The Giants win the pennant -- Shakeup on the Phillies -- Is there life after baseball? -- Epilogue.


  • LCC: GV865
  • Dewey Decimal: 796.357092

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: x, 262 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (softcover : alk. paper)


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