Deacon Bill McKechnie: A Baseball Biography


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Widely regarded as the best manager of his time, Bill McKechnie built winners at every stop, took four teams to the World Series and became the only man to do it in three different cities. He tamed roughneck players with a fatherly approach to leadership and a scholarly approach to strategy. This biography covers the life of McKechnie from his birth in a Pittsburgh suburb in 1886, through his playing and managing days, to his retirement years in west central Florida. Firsthand accounts come from the author's interviews with ...

Deacon Bill McKechnie: A Baseball Biography 2012, McFarland & Co Inc, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786460663