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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