The Dodgers Encyclopedia (Paperback)
|Author: William F. McNeil|
From the Publisher:
The newly updated third edition of The Dodgers Encyclopedia isthe definitive book on Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball.It traces the history of one of Major League Baseball's mostsuccessful organizations, from the fledgling beginnings of its predecessorsin rural Brooklyn over 145 years ago, through their formativeyears in the major leagues. More than just a tome of facts,this book covers every important event with vivid detail?everyno-hitter, every World Series, every tragedy and triumph of Dodgersbaseball is captured in this fascinating reference. Within thesepages, readers will also find biographies of over 100 of the bestplayers to ever don the Dodgers uniform. Fans will find all theirfavorites, from the unbeatable James Creighton in 1860 to SandyKoufax, Fernando Valenzuela, Mike Piazza, and more. Newly updatedthrough the 2010?2011 season, The Dodgers Encyclopediais a must-have for any Dodgers fan.