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ISBN:0805951253
Author: Patrick McGrath
ISBN13: 978-0805951257
Title: Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky: The Story of Indian Bob Johnson
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Language: English
Category: Biographies
Publisher: Dorrance Pub Co (December 31, 2002)
Pages: 568

Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky: The Story of Indian Bob Johnson by Patrick McGrath



Within the pages of Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky, is the story. In return, Indian Bob was loyal, staying with the Athletics and the man who had given him a chance, even when the team failed to make the first division time and again and Mr. Mack could no longer pay him what he was worth.

com Product Description (ISBN 0805951253, Paperback). Within the pages of Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky, is the story of Indian Bob Johnson, one-quarter Cherokee, who had the patience to travel the long and circular route to the promised land of baseball stardom in the first half of the twentieth century.

Within the pages of Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky, is the story of Indian Bob Johnson, one-quarter Cherokee, who had the patience to travel the long and circular route to the promised land of baseball stardom in the first half of the twentieth century.

While phenoms came, collected their MVP trophies, and faded, he just kept plodding along hitting. 300, with a couple dozen homers and a hundred ribbies year after year. McGrath, Patrick . McGrath, Terrence K. (2002). Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky: The Story of Indian Bob Johnson. Pittsburgh: Dorrance Publishing Company.

Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky: The Story of Indian Bob Johnson: ISBN 9780805951257 (978-0-8059-5125-7) Softcover, Dorrance Pub Co, 2002. ISBN 9780071406352 (978-0-07-140635-2) Softcover, McGraw-Hill Education TAB, 2002. Founded in 1997, BookFinder. Coauthors & Alternates.

Indian Bob Johnson never had one of those super seasons that make everyone sit up and whistle. While phenoms came, collected their MVP trophies, and faded, he just kept plodding along hitting. like a guy punching a time clock. -Bill James, excerpt from his book Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame?, Fireside, 1995. Hitting for the cycle. Within the pages of Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky is the story of Indian Bob Johnson, one-quarter Cherokee, who had the patience to travel the long and circular route to the promised land of baseball stardom in the first half of the twentieth century. A talent for baseball also appeared to be in the family bloodlines as Bob’s older brother Roy broke in as an outfielder with the Detroit Tigers in 1929, getting 201 base hits and batting.

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Canopus, the second-brightest star in the sky, is visible in this view photographed by astronaut Donald R. Pettit. Courtesy NASA, Johnson Space Center. Canopus was well known to the ancients and is named either for an ancient city in northern Egypt or the helmsman for Menelaus, a mythological king of Sparta. It's the second brightest star in the night sky, and mainly visible from the Southern Hemisphere. Observers who live in the southern regions of the Northern Hemisphere can also see it low in their skies during certain parts of the year

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Within the pages of Bright Star in a Shadowy Sky, is the story of Indian Bob Johnson, one-quarter Cherokee, who had the patience to travel the long and circular route to the promised land of baseball stardom in the first half of the twentieth century.

He learned how to avoid the pitfalls that trapped his older brother Roy. After playing well in various industrial and minor leagues, he was taken under the wing of Connie Mack, owner of the Philadelphia Athletics.

In return, Indian Bob was loyal, staying with the Athletics and the man who had given him a chance, even when the team failed to make the first division time and again and Mr. Mack could no longer pay him what he was worth.

Well-researched and interspersed with commentary from other players, fans, and reporters from this era, Patrick J. and Terrence K. McGrath have compiled an impressive work, complete with numerous photographs, which will be thoroughly enjoyed by any fan of baseball, and they are sure to engender support in demanding an answer to their final question: Despite his strong numbers, why isn’t Indian Bob Johnson in the Baseball Hall of Fame?