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Casey Stengel, baseball"s greatest manager

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Published by Messner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stengel, Casey.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gene Schoor with Henry Gilfond.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.S8 S3 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5818013M
    LC Control Number61003127
    OCLC/WorldCa9470615

      No manager was ever more eminently quotable than original Mets skipper Casey Stengel, and no writer was better at capturing the expansion team's face-palming ineptitude than Jimmy Breslin. 5 . CASEY STENGEL: Baseball’s Greatest Character, by Marty day, pp., $ LEO DUROCHER: Baseball’s Prodigal Son, by Paul bury, . That year - - the National League expanded to ten teams and the Mets came in tenth, winning 40 games and losing games for manager Casey Stengel, the colorful former Yankee manager who was the perfect man for the new job. The team's season batting average was the worst in the league.


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