Here's the story of a man who became America's first authentic sports hero, a man who showed an eager public that a real-life role model could be found in the athletic arena. Drawing on rare interviews, press clips, and eyewitness accounts, Matty offers insight into the making of an early 20th-century hero. Photos.

Matty an American Hero: Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants 1994, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195092639

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