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Willie Keeler: From the Playgrounds of Brooklyn to the Hall of Fame

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Playing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Willie Keeler is still considered one of baseball's most accomplished batters in the history of the game. Wee Willie's popular "Hit 'em where they ain't" explanation for his batting success has become part of baseball lore. He is known for his quick-thinking at the plate and for his record-setting forty-four-game hitting streak in 1897 that was not surpassed until Joe DiMaggio broke the record in 1941. In addition to being one of baseball's most accomplished ...

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Willie Keeler: From the Playgrounds of Brooklyn to the Hall of Fame 2015, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9781442246539

Paperback