Good. 11 AUDIO CDs, polished for your satisfaction, in the clamshell case withdrawn from the library collection. Some library marking and sticker to the box. The AUDIO CDs are in individual slots, protected and clear sounding. Enjoy this AUDIO CD performance! 0.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Audio CD Ex-Library This unabridged audio book has 11 CD's in near fine condition with a library's initials writen on each CD. The plastic case is in very good condition with some stickers on ir. This book is read by Dominic Hoffman and lasts about 13 hours and 41 minutes.
Publishers Weekly, 2009-04-20 Tye, a Boston Globe reporter and author of The Father of Spin, offers the first biography on Satchel Paige, the premier pitcher of the Negro Leagues. Having interviewed more than 200 veteran fellow players of the Negro and Major Leagues, he is able to flesh out the Satchel Paige persona. Through Paige's hardscrabble years in Jim Crow Alabama to his time with the all-black Monarchs, one of the powerhouses in segregated "colored" ball, Tye dissects Satchel's mastery of pitching, his accuracy, power and velocity, and signature pitch, the sizzler. Satchel was among the peerless Negro Leaguers, who beat the white big leaguers more than 60% of the time; he struck out some of the biggest sluggers, like Ralph Kiner, Rogers Hornsby and even Joe DiMaggio, who got one hit off of Satchel and was signed by the Yankees immediately. He became one of four black athletes signed up in the late 1940s, with the Cleveland Indians, three years after Jackie Robinson joined the Dodgers (the two men were bitter rivals). This is the definitive biography of a black showman-athlete, and as Tye makes the case, one of the finest pitchers ever, who finally was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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