Joe McCarthy: Architect of the Yankee Dynasty

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Joe McCarthy was headed towards a career as a plumber--until the parish priest intervened, and convinced McCarthy's mother that he could make more of himself in baseball. She relented, and Joseph Vincent McCarthy embarked on a career that ranks him among the greatest managers ever. In 24 years his teams took nine pennants, seven World Series titles, and never finished lower than fourth. This biography of Joe McCarthy details the 90-year life of one of the greatest managers in baseball's history. Baseball was McCarthy's ...

Joe McCarthy: Architect of the Yankee Dynasty 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786419616

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