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Tales from the Orioles Dugout,9781582616841

Tales from the Orioles Dugout

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9781582616841

ISBN10:
1582616841
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/1/2004
Publisher(s):
Sports Pub
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Summary

Stars from the glory years of Baltimore baseball, including Cal Ripken Jr., Jim Palmer, Earl Weaver, and Brooks Robinson, share funny and poignant tales of what it was like to be an Oriole.

Table of Contents

Introduction viii
Chapter 1 "Bullet Bob" Heads North: Bob Turley (1954) 1(4)
Chapter 2 The Early Days: Joe Durham (1954; 1957) 5(5)
Chapter 3 The First Bonus Baby: Billy O'Dell (1954-1959) 10(4)
Chapter 4 The O's First Slugger: Gus Triandos (1955-1962) 14(5)
Chapter 5 The Human Highlight Reel: Brooks Robinson (1955-1977) 19(8)
Chapter 6 The Rope: Bob Boyd (1956-1960) 27(3)
Chapter 7 Sixteen Innings Later, a Victor: Jerry Walker (1957-1960) 30(5)
Chapter 8 The Reluctant Cincinnati Kid: Milt Pappas (1957-1965) 35(4)
Chapter 9 The Flake: Jackie Brandt (1960-1965) 39(4)
Chapter 10 The Diamond in the Rough: Jim Gentile (1960-1963) 43(4)
Chapter 11 A Lust for Life: Boog Powell (1961-1974) 47(7)
Chapter 12 The Turkey: Dick Hall (1961-1966; 1969-1971) 54(5)
Chapter 13 Old Man: Robin Roberts (1962-1965) 59(4)
Chapter 14 A Character Actor: Bob Johnson (1963-1967) 63(4)
Chapter 15 Center of Attention: Paul Blair (1964-1976) 67(5)
Chapter 16 Earl's Best Bud: Jim Palmer (1965-1984) 72(9)
Chapter 17 The Prankster: Moe Drabowski (1966-1968; 1970) 81(7)
Chapter 18 A Game of Firsts: Eddie Watt (1966-1973) 88(4)
Chapter 19 The Steaming Teapot: Earl Weaver (1968-1982; 1985-1986) 92(9)
Chapter 20 Good in a Pinch: Terry Crowley (1969-1973; 1976-1982) 101(4)
Chapter 21 Taking Orders from Jim: Al Bumbry (1972-1984) 105(5)
Chapter 22 The Hitting Whiz: Ken Singleton (1975-1984) 110(8)
Chapter 23 The Call: Mike Flanagan (1975-1987; 1991-1992) 118(6)
Chapter 24 No. 1 Pick: Rich Dauer (1976-1985) 124(4)
Chapter 25 Baltimore's Own "Babe Ruth": Rick Dempsey (1976-1986; 1992) 128(7)
Chapter 26 A Game for the Record Books: Tippy Martinez (1976-1986) 135(8)
Chapter 27 A Tip of the Cap to the Skipper: Steve Stone (1979-1981) 143(7)
Chapter 28 Playing with Scissors: Mike Boddicker (1980-1988) 150(4)
Chapter 29 A True Oriole: Cal Ripken Jr. (1981-2001) 154(10)
Chapter 30 Tee Bone: John Shelby (1981-1987) 164(6)
Chapter 31 Traded for Himself: Tito Landrum (1983; 1988) 170(3)
Chapter 32 Soft-Tossing Lefty: Jeff Ballard (1987-1991) 173(6)
Chapter 33 All in the Family: Bill Ripken (1987-1992; 1996) 179(5)
Chapter 34 Wrasslin' Gators and Ripkens: Ben McDonald (1989-1995) 184(5)
Chapter 35 Eight Steps to the Plate: Jack Voigt (1992-1995) 189(7)
Chapter 36 The Moose: Mike Mussina (1991-2000) 196(4)
Epilogue 200


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