First published in 1946, Warren Brown s history of the Cubs, like Frederick G. Lieb s history of the St. Louis Cardinals, was commissioned by G. P. Putnam s Sons. Brown begins with the founding of the National Leaguewith the Cubs as a charter memberin 1876 and continues through the 1945 World Series, which the Cubs lost to the Detroit Tigers.Brown, of course, covers the Hall of Fame Cub infield of (Joe) Tinker to (Johnny) Evers to (Frank) Chance, the most memorable double-play combination in the history of baseball. Other ...

The Chicago Cubs 2001, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809323685

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