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Very Good. 8vo. 349 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear at the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photogaphs. This includes a dropped-in baseball card featuring Stengel as the Yankees manager from the 1990 Topps reproduction series. The Contents are: Prelude: Who Was Casey-What Was He; Family and Childhood: One Very Dead Chicken; School Days: I'm Charley Stengel; The Minor Leagues: A Coffin Kankakee; Moving On Up: The Tobasco Kid's Advice; Debut in Brooklyn: Stengel the Phenom; Settling In: The Good Days and the Bad; The Federal League War: A Matter of Money; Uncle Bobby: Who Dropped the Grapefruit; The 1916 Pennant: Casey Hits the Big One; Moving On Down: Farewell to Brooklyn; After the War: A Sparrow in His Hat; The Little Napoleon: McGraw of the Giants; The Polo Grounds: Wake Up Muscles; Winning for McGraw: Casey Comes Through; The 1923 World Series: Stengel the Hero; To Boston and Points West: Mud Hen Glory; The 1930s: Is Brooklyn Still in the League; Discharged Again: Cheers for a Broken Leg; Comeback: Helping Out Jolly Cholly; Oakland: It's Nice to Have a Bridge Around; The 1949 Yankees: Biggest Thrill of All; Taking Command: It's Casey's Team Now; Growing Your Own: The Instructual School; Five Flags and Mickey: The One Disappointment; Becoming a Legend: Stengel the Public Figure; Billy Phil and Estes: I was No Doubt Discharged; Signs of Disintegration: The Long Yankee Slump; The Last World Series: A Shortstop's Throat; Out and In: Goodbye Yankees Hello Mets; A Way to Retire: One Broken Hip; Do Not Go Gentle: Talking Talking Talking; and Coda: The End of a Man; followed by an index.
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