Grasping the Ring II: Nine People Who Matter

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Gene A. Budig tells the personalized stories of nine exceptional Americans people who knew what they wanted in life and followed difficult paths to achieve admirable ends.In this sequel to his earlier book, Grasping the Ring , Budig profiles Rachel Robinson, widow of baseball s Jackie Robinson and a remarkable woman in her own right; Bill Veeck, a showman and owner of three baseball teams who helped teach fans how to laugh and have fun at the ballpark; Bob Costas, the longtime sports announcer and commentator; Gene Autry, ...

Grasping the Ring II: Nine People Who Matter 2010, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803234000

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