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Old Hoss

A Fictional Baseball Biography of Charles Radbourn

by James W. Bennett

  • 219 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Modern fiction,
  • True Stories,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • General,
  • Baseball players,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • American English,
  • Sports,
  • Radbourn, Charles Gardner,,
  • Pitchers (Baseball),
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • Radbourn, Charles Gardner,
  • Baseball - General,
  • 1853-1897,
  • Fiction,
  • Providence (R.I.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138703M
    ISBN 100786413212
    ISBN 109780786413218
    OCLC/WorldCa49225303

    The biggest baseball story in wasn’t the number of consecutive wins by the Providence Grays or that Charlie Sweeney or Hugh Daily struck out nineteen in a single game; it was the overall season performance of Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourne His season was nothing short of incredible, leading the National League in virtually every. Two remarkable pitchers powered Providence’s drive toward the National League pennant. In late June the Grays stood first at 33–10, thanks in large measure to the work of year-old Charles Sweeney and veteran Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn, who was eight tough years y won 15 of his 21 starts, including his sensational strikeout performance on .

    Jim Lawson's Hoss Trade SPEAKIN' of hoss tradin', now Jim Lawson was calculated to be about the best hoss trader in Punkin Centre. Yes, Jim he could sot up on a fence, chew terbacker, whittle a stick, and jist about swap ye outen your eye-teeth, if you'd listen to him. In his book The Head Game: Baseball as Seen from the Pitcher's Mound, Roger Kahn devotes a chapter to Old Hoss, labeling him "The Prince of Twirlers," though by both accounts Radbourn was.

    The One Hoss Shay With its Companion Poems How the Old Horse Won the Bet & The Broomstick Train. HOLMES, Oliver Wendell []. Published by Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, Robert F. McGowan directed on each of the shooting dates for "The Ol' Gray Hoss." Most secondary sources identify this film as "Old Gray Hoss," including Maltin & Bann's book. The cutting continuity for the film reveals that the title is actually "The Ol' Gray Hoss," which is corroborated by the lobby card.


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Beautifully written and impeccably researched, Fifty-Nine in '84 is the best book out there on 19th-century baseball. Old Hoss Radbourn would be pleased that he is finally getting his due-and angry that it took so long. (Cait Murphy, author of CRAZY '08)/5().

Old Hoss Radbourn would be pleased that he is finally getting his due—and angry that it took so long. About the Author Edward Achorn, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for distinguished commentary, is the deputy editorial pages editor of the Providence Journal/5(). Old Hoss Radbourn. Positions: Pitcher and Rightfielder Bats: Right • Throws: Rightlb (cm, 76kg).

Born: Decem in Rochester, NY us Died: February 5, in Bloomington, IL Buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, IL.

Debut: May 5, (Age d, rd in MLB history) Last Game: Aug (Age d)Height: Meter. Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höss (also Höß, Hoeß Old Hoss book Hoess; 25 November – 16 April ) was a German Schutzstaffel (SS) functionary during the Nazi era who was later convicted as a war was the longest-serving commandant of Auschwitz concentration and extermination tested and implemented means to accelerate Hitler's plan to systematically Born: Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Höß, 25.

Search for Old Hoss book bike here. Search. Fifty-nine in '84 tells the dramatic story not only of that amazing feat of grit but also of big-league baseball two decades after InProvidence Grays pitcher Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn won an astounding fifty-nine games—more than anyone in major-league history ever had before, or has since/5.

Charles Radbourn won 59 games inenjoying a season that was, like his life off the field, the stuff of legend. Though he would never again approach that number, still in 11 years he racked up over wins and innings, mind-blowing numbers that lend his career the air of Format: Paperback.

Charles Radbourn won 59 games inenjoying a season that was the stuff of legend. In 11 years he racked up over wins and innings. Old Hoss Radbourn giving the world the finger for a tobacco company. [ Note by Jim. Remarkably, Radbourn is still alive to this day and actively engaged on social media.

Beautifully written and impeccably researched, Pure Grit is the best book out there on 19th-century baseball. Old Hoss Radbourn would be pleased that he is finally getting his due—and angry that it took so long. Cait Murphy/5(17).

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Get this from a library. Old Hoss: a Fictional Baseball Biography of Charles Radbourn. [James W Bennett] -- "Charles Radbourn won fifty-nine games inthe stuff of legends. In eleven years he racked up over three hundred wins and forty-five hundred innings--mind-blowing numbers. And yet the facts of.

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Free shipping for many products. Old Hoss Radbourn Awards. What awards did Old Hoss Radbourn win. This page lists every known baseball award won by Old Hoss Radbourn in chronological order. Click the award name and up comes a comprehensive history of that award along with every winner of that particular baseball award.

A new book slated for release next spring leans on 19th century baseball memorabilia to tell the tale of Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn’s win season. And Billy Ripken, eat your heart out. Ol’ Hoss was first aboard the obscene baseball card train. It was a big deal when Denny McLain won 31 games in Old Hoss also played the field, allowing him to rack up + plate appearances each season when in his prime.

Radbourn's colorful personality is well-known even today; in addition to doing so on an Old Judge baseball card, he is the author of the first known photo of a person "flipping the bird," giving the photographer the finger in an Opening.

When you do buy the book, take a close look at the cover picture of Old Hoss. At first glance, he appears like most other photos of men from the era mustachioed, silent and brooding. However, when you look down at his left hand, you’ll notice he’s actually giving the photographer the middle finger.

Pretty good way to start a story, I say. In this Major League Baseball team photo of the Boston Beaneaters, pitcher Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn extends his middle finger for the photograph, immortalizing himself in the trivia books as the first person to be pictured flipping the bird (via Retronaut) Update: Some commenters have suggested that it looks like a does, that’s true.Old Hoss Radbourn.

Positions: Starting Pitcher and Rightfielder Bats: Right • Throws: Rightlb (cm, 76kg). Born: Decem in Rochester, NY us Died: February 5, in Bloomington, IL Buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, IL. Debut: May 5, (Age d, rd in MLB history) Last Game: Aug (Age d)Born:   Directed by Robert A.

McGowan. With Joe Cobb, Jean Darling, Allen 'Farina' Hoskins, Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins. The gang kidnap the ol' Chief's horse to prevent a debt collector taking it away as payment.7/10(3).