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Cy Young: A Baseball Life
He was the winner of 511 major league baseball games, nearly a hundred more than any other pitcher. In this work, Reed Browning recreates the life of Denton True Cyclone Young and places his story in the context of a rapidly-changing turn-of-the-century America.
Hardcover, 283 pages
Published June 1st 2000 by University of Massachusetts Press
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Jun 05, 2012 Chris C Cambridge rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
In Reed Browning’s biography, Cy Young: A Baseball Life, the life and legacy of Cy Young was told in a very well detailed way. Browning recalls the events throughout Cy Young’s life in a chronological order starting from when he was a little boy. Cy Young grew up on a small farm in Gilmore, Ohio and worked religiously on it. Cy Young had many farm chores every day, but in his down time he loved to play baseball. He learned the art of pitching by practicing for years with rocks and baseballs. Yo ...more
Reed Browning is a retired history professor, and author of books on history and baseball.More about Reed Browning...