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Author Kashatus, William C., 1959- author.

Title Lefty and Tim how Steve Carlton and Tim McCarver became baseball's best battery / William C. Kashatus ; foreword by Larry Christenson
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2022]

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Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Always a Catcher -- 2. Odd Couple -- 3. Learning Curve -- 4. Moneyball -- 5. Reunited -- 6. Drinking Coffee with a Fork -- 7. Sphinx of the Schuylkill -- 8. McCarver's Pitch -- 9. Lefty -- 10. Closer Than Sixty Feet, Six Inches -- 11. Mastery and Mystery -- 12. Cooperstown Bound -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Lefty and Tim explores the close-knit relationship between pitcher Steve Carlton and catcher Tim McCarver, forged in 1965, when they were batterymates with the St. Louis Cardinals, and culminating in 1980, when the Phillies won their first World Series title
Subject Carlton, Steve, 1944-
McCarver, Tim
SUBJECT Carlton, Steve, 1944- fast
McCarver, Tim fast
Subject St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) -- History -- 20th century
Philadelphia Phillies (Baseball team) -- History -- 20th century
SUBJECT Philadelphia Phillies (Baseball team) fast
St. Louis Cardinals (Baseball team) fast
Subject Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography
Catchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography
Baseball -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Baseball
Catchers (Baseball)
Pitchers (Baseball)
United States
Genre/Form Electronic books
Biographies
History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781496232175
1496232178
9781496232168
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