First published in 1944, Frederick G. Lieb s history of the St. Louis Cardinals is one of the fifteen highly regarded team histories commissioned by G. P. Putnam s Sons in the 1940s and 1950s and written for the most part by Hall of Fame sportswriters. Of the fifteen team histories, only Lieb s Cardinals history was expanded for a later edition. Lieb, who covered more than eight thousand games and every World Series for a half century, devotes considerable space to the Gas House Gang and its antics, anecdotes, and humor. ...

The St. Louis Cardinals: The Story of a Great Baseball Club 2001, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809323661

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