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Behind the Plate

Behind the Plate Author Lawrence “Yogi” Berra
ISBN-10 9781787206182
Release 2017-07-11
Pages 107
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Life had not been kind to young Tommy Riggs—and even though he had all the natural playing ability to become a Major Leaguer, his anger at the world kept him from becoming the great player he could be. How Tommy Riggs learned not only to be a star catcher, but also to live with himself and his teammates, makes a suspenseful story filled with the true-to-life color of baseball from the Minor Leagues through the bitter competition of spring training camp to top flight baseball as it is played in the Major Leagues. It is a story every sports fan will enjoy. LAWRENCE “YOGI” BERRA was probably the one man best able to tell sports fans how to play BEHIND THE PLATE and how it feels to be a catcher. His unequaled career with the New York Yankees won him a place as one of the all-time greats. In the words of Casey Stengel, “Outside of DiMaggio, the man behind the plate, Berra, is the greatest player that I ever had to manage.” TIL FERDENZI had a completely rounded sports background that made him the perfect collaborator for “Yogi” on this book. A six-letter varsity baseball and football athlete at Boston College—a former high school coach of baseball and football—and for sportswriter for the New York Journal-American, he helped bring baseball alive for sports fans in BEHIND THE PLATE.

Heads of State

Heads of State Author Mark Hostutler
ISBN-10 9781450267052
Release 2010-11
Pages 300
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The history of basketball spans more than a century, from its humble origin as a simple diversion during the harsh winters in America to today's perennial, rim-rattling show of international renown. Throughout the last 60 years, Pennsylvania has been at the forefront of the sport?s evolution, supplying the world with a steady stream of stars, from Wilt Chamberlain to Kobe Bryant, who have proven to be some of the best to ever play the game. In Heads of State: Pennsylvania?s Greatest High School Basketball Players of the Modern Era, sportswriter Mark Hostutler sizes up the commonwealth to rank its 500 most-accomplished scholastic players from 1950-2010. With input from Sonny Vaccaro, Howard Garfinkel, and other hoops cognoscenti, the author canvassed the Keystone State, conducting hundreds of hours of research and interviews to assemble a list that is sure to stir passionate debate within an already buzzing community of roundball fans. Hostutler?s unique compilation highlights the exploits of Billy Owens, Tom McMillen, Gene Banks, Tyreke Evans, Donyell Marshall, Jameer Nelson, Geoff Petrie, and several others, as they reminisce about their achievements as teenagers on the hardwood. Wonderfully crafted and jam-packed with information, the book is perfect for hard-core fans, stat junkies, or anyone in search of a good read.

Woody Hayes

Woody Hayes Author Mike Bynum
ISBN-10 1878839020
Release 1991-10
Pages 245
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Football fans either loved Woody Hayes or hated him. There was no middle ground. He was well known for his sideline tantrums. He bullied football referees, tore up sideline markers & punched television cameramen. He also built a football dynasty at Ohio State University. His Buckeyes won 3 national championships & played in the Rose Bowl 8 times. Now the memories of Woody Hayes & his glorious era come to life once again.

Italians of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania

Italians of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania Author Nicholas P. Ciotola
ISBN-10 0738537780
Release 2005
Pages 128
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In 1930, one out of every six Pittsburgh residents was an immigrant. More came from Italy than from any other country in the world. Drawn by chain migration and the prospect of work in coal mines, steel mills, railroads, and other local industries, Italian immigrants contributed greatly to the growth and development of western Pennsylvania and endowed the region with a rich and vibrant ethnic culture that has endured to the present day. In this unprecedented volume, nearly two hundred photographs collected from Italian American families still living in the Pittsburgh region illustrate aspects of the Italian immigrant experience in western Pennsylvania, including work, community, leisure, religion, and family life. Italians of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania tells the uplifting story of the work ethic that these pioneering immigrants brought to Pittsburgh and how they laid a solid foundation on which later generations could build and persevere.

Hoosier High School Basketball

Hoosier High School Basketball Author Robert Adams
ISBN-10 073851991X
Release 2002
Pages 128
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Indiana is the first state that comes to mind when one thinks of high school basketball. The game itself is an important part of the history of the state. From reports of the first game in 1894 to the heyday when Hoosier high school gyms were filled beyond capacity, "Hoosierism" and basketball have had a long and eventful relationship. Towns and cities, large and small alike, all across the state, have for generations united around their high school basketball teams. Hoosier High School Basketball chronicles the long and colorful history of the players, coaches, schools, and fans that have tied the game's history to Indiana. In a collection of over 200 vintage images, author Bob Adams details the achievements and contributions made by many of the sport's great players and coaches.

American journalism history

American journalism history Author William David Sloan
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4971087
Release 1989
Pages 344
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The history of the American news media has been a popular subject with journalists, popular writers, and historians since the early years of the Republic, and it continues to attract widespread interest. Until now, however, no complete bibliography of these historical materials has been available. This comprehensive work provides access to the existing literature on all types of journalism from newspapers to television. In his introduction, Sloan reviews the different approaches to journalism history that have characterized writing in the field. The bibliography is divided by historical period and general theme into 16 sections. Carefully annotated, it presents concise summaries and bibliographic information for some 2,600 articles, books, research guides, and reference works published between 1810 and 1988. More than 100 journals are included. Cross-referencing and a detailed index will help the reader locate materials on specific topics as well as those with wider application. An invaluable tool for historians and other scholars engaged in research, this book will also serve as a useful reference for courses in mass communications and the history of journalism.

The Wisdom of Eve

The Wisdom of Eve Author Mary Orr
ISBN-10 0822214296
Release 1994-01-01
Pages 99
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THE STORY: Adapted from the story by Mary Orr, on which the film All About Eve and the hit musical APPLAUSE were based. An engrossing and revealing inside story of life in New York's theatre world, told in terms of an unscrupulous ingenue'

Youngstown State University

Youngstown State University Author Donna Marie DeBlasio
ISBN-10 0738551279
Release 2007
Pages 127
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As Youngstown State University prepares to celebrate its centennial anniversary in 2008, this book is a reflection on its history and heritage. Starting as a YMCA law school in 1908, the institution that became Youngstown State University is now a major and vital force in the community and the region. The images collected here illustrate the transformation of the institution from a storefront operation in the downtown area, to classroom space in former mansions, to a full-blown 21st-century campus. As the community itself became more diverse, the institution that it spawned followed suit as did its student body, faculty, staff, and programs.

We Are Penn State

We Are Penn State Author Sue Paterno
ISBN-10 1932888497
Release 2007-08-01
Pages 24
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During homecoming at Penn State, the Nittany Lion fans return to enjoy a weekend of Penn State football.

Fundamentals of Play Directing

Fundamentals of Play Directing Author Alexander Dean
ISBN-10 1577666488
Release 2009-08-01
Pages 374
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This landmark work has influenced generations of stage directors and is considered the most influential treatment of the art of directing. Both theoretical and practical, this book offers content and information on the major technical and visual issues of stage directing that beginning directors will find invaluable. Following introductory chapters, readers are introduced to the basics--play analysis, basic technique for the actor, and the director's media. These chapters form an essential preparation for an in-depth examination of the five fundamentals of play directing that make up the core of the text: composition, picturization, movement, rhythm, and pantomimic dramatization.

Strategic Communication in Crisis Management

Strategic Communication in Crisis Management Author Sally J. Ray
ISBN-10 1567201539
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 260
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Communicating successfully is crucial if an organization is to survive and recover from a crisis. Focusing on the airline industry and some of the most recent headline-making disasters, Dr. Ray looks at organizational crises, the communications strategies employed by organizations when responding to crises, and the factors that influence the effectiveness for this strategic communication. Her three-stage model of crisis stages provides a comprehensive understanding of the significant factors that affect the success of communicating in crisis situations. She shows how strategic communication is best understood and developed from a broad frame of reference, and how specific communication choices must emerge from specific situations. Corporate communications specialists at all levels in the private and public sectors both, plus executives with other management responsibilities, will find Dr. Ray's book informative, useful, and fascinating reading.

Red white and blue paradise

Red  white  and blue paradise Author Herbert Knapp
ISBN-10 UVA:X000864005
Release 1984
Pages 306
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Red white and blue paradise has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Red white and blue paradise also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Red white and blue paradise book for free.

Battling the Indians Panthers and Nittany Lions

Battling the Indians  Panthers  and Nittany Lions Author E. Lee North
ISBN-10 1878302035
Release 1991
Pages 300
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Battling the Indians Panthers and Nittany Lions has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Battling the Indians Panthers and Nittany Lions also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Battling the Indians Panthers and Nittany Lions book for free.

Black Socialist Preacher

Black Socialist Preacher Author George Washington Woodbey
ISBN-10 UOM:39015021935898
Release 1983-01-01
Pages 363
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Black Socialist Preacher has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Black Socialist Preacher also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Black Socialist Preacher book for free.

Too Young to Be Old

Too Young to Be Old Author Nancy K. Schlossberg
ISBN-10 1433827492
Release 2017
Pages 264
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The latest take on aging well from Nancy K. Schlossberg looks at the basic issues facing a growing group of Americans over 55-health, finances, and relationships. With this book, readers will be able to think about and develop a deliberate plan to age happily.

Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands 1861 1867

Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands  1861   1867 Author Andrew E. Masich
ISBN-10 9780806158549
Release 2017-02-03
Pages 464
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Still the least-understood theater of the Civil War, the Southwest Borderlands saw not only Union and Confederate forces clashing but Indians, Hispanos, and Anglos struggling for survival, power, and dominance on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. While other scholars have examined individual battles, Andrew E. Masich is the first to analyze these conflicts as interconnected civil wars. Based on previously overlooked Indian Depredation Claim records and a wealth of other sources, this book is both a close-up history of the Civil War in the region and an examination of the war-making traditions of its diverse peoples. Along the border, Masich argues, the Civil War played out as a collision between three warrior cultures. Indians, Hispanos, and Anglos brought their own weapons and tactics to the struggle, but they also shared many traditions. Before the war, the three groups engaged one another in cycles of raid and reprisal involving the taking of livestock and human captives, reflecting a peculiar mixture of conflict and interdependence. When U.S. regular troops were withdrawn in 1861 to fight in the East, the resulting power vacuum led to unprecedented violence in the West. Indians fought Indians, Hispanos battled Hispanos, and Anglos vied for control of the Southwest, while each group sought allies in conflicts related only indirectly to the secession crisis. When Union and Confederate forces invaded the Southwest, Anglo soldiers, Hispanos, and sedentary Indian tribes forged alliances that allowed them to collectively wage a relentless war on Apaches, Comanches, and Navajos. Mexico’s civil war and European intervention served only to enlarge the conflict in the borderlands. When the fighting subsided, a new power hierarchy had emerged and relations between the region’s inhabitants, and their nations, forever changed. Masich’s perspective on borderlands history offers a single, cohesive framework for understanding this power shift while demonstrating the importance of transnational and multicultural views of the American Civil War and the Southwest Borderlands.

On the Verge Or The Geography of Yearning

On the Verge  Or  The Geography of Yearning Author Eric Overmyer
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105034360672
Release 1988
Pages 76
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A two act play set in the Victorian 19th century, first presented in 1985.