The Echoing Green

The Echoing Green [KINDLE] ❃ The Echoing Green By Joshua Prager – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk The 1951 regular season was as good as over The Brooklyn Dodgers led the New York Giants by three runs with just three outs to go in their third and final playoff game And not once in major league bas The regular season was as good as over The Brooklyn Dodgers led the New York Giants by three runs with just three outs to go in their third and final playoff game And not once in major league baseball s preceding playoff and World Series games had a team overcome a three run deficit in the ninth inning But New York rallied, and The Echoing MOBI :¿ at pm on October , , Bobby Thomson hit a home run off Ralph Branca The Giants won the pennant The Echoing Green follows the reverberations of that one moment the Shot Heard Round the World from the West Wing of the White House to the Sing Sing death house to the Polo Grounds clubhouse, where a home run forever turned hitter and pitcher into hero and goatIt was also in that centerfield block of concrete that, after the home run, a Giant coach tucked away a Wollensak telescope The spyglass would remain undiscovered until , when, in the jubilee of that home run, Joshua Prager laid bare on the front page of the Wall Street Journal a Giant secret from July , , through the very day of that legendary game, the orange and black stole the finger signals of opposing catchers The Echoing Green places that revelation at the heart of a larger story, re creating in extravagant detail the pennant race and illuminating as never before the impact of both a moment and a long guarded secret on the lives of Bobby Thomson and Ralph Branca A wonderfully evocative portrait of the great American pastime, The Echoing Green is baseball history, social history and biography irresistible reading from any angle.

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  • Hardcover
  • 498 pages
  • The Echoing Green
  • Joshua Prager
  • English
  • 22 June 2019
  • 0375421548