Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs

by George Castle

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Baseball has been America's pastime for more than a century. Today's game is played under the lights in massive stadiums, but much about the game remains unchanged since the American League and National League champions played the first World Series in 1903. For years, fans have shared stories of their favorite plays, the amazing records, and the memorable seasons in baseball history. Inside MLB brings those memories to life. From pennant races to perfect games, these books take fans through the exciting history of all 30 Major League Baseball teams. Profiles of the legends and the star players of today pair with fascinating facts, statistics, a glossary, and more to make Inside MLB an essential read for any baseball fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617140389
Publisher: ABDO
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Inside MLB
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 10 - 11 Years

About the Author

George Castle has covered the Cubs since 1980 for various newspapers and magazines, including the Times of Northwest Indiana. The author of eight books, he hosts and produces a nationally syndicated weekly radio show about baseball, Diamond Gems.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Breaking the Curse? 4

Chapter 2 Becoming the Cubs 10

Chapter 3 The Cubs' Golden Era 16

Chapter 4 The Second Wrigley 24

Chapter 5 Coming Close, Again 32

Chapter 6 Still Trying to Get Back 36

Timeline 42

Quick Stats 44

Quotes and Anecdotes 45

Glossary 46

For More Information 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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