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Together We Were Eleven Foot Nine: The Twenty-Year Friendship of Hall of Fame Pitcher Jim Palmer and Orioles Manager Earl Weaver

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The story of the prickly friendship between Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jim Palmer and team manager Earl Weaver recalls their frequent bouts of shouting, threats, pouting, and more that marked their record-making professional relationship. 100,000 first printing.
Hardcover, 169 pages
Published April 1st 1996 by Andrews McMeel Publishing (first published March 1996)
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Anup Sinha
Feb 08, 2017 Anup Sinha rated it really liked it
Certainly an entertainingly quick read for a diehard baseball fan sentimental to the era and the team. Jim Palmer is pretty much a straight-shooter and I certainly have a different image of him as well as of Earl Weaver!

Many of us, especially those too young to have judged then, think Earll Weaver must have been a great manager given all the wins. This is only Palmer's perspective, but I couldn't help but wonder if he actually underachieved with an incredible cast of talent. His tactics were sur
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Fred
Apr 04, 2015 Fred rated it really liked it
this was a really enjoyable and quick read. it was a bit before my time as a fan, and I never realized how intertwined Jim and earl's careers were. when I was nearly finished, I turned to the front page to see when it was written, and was surprised to find that my copy was autographed. it's a shame I'm not a Danny or a Kate.
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