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5 edition of Jim Catfish Hunter found in the catalog.

Jim Catfish Hunter

by S. H. Burchard

  • 354 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hunter, Jim, 1946- -- Juvenile literature,
  • Hunter, Jim, 1946-,
  • Baseball -- Juvenile literature,
  • Baseball players

  • About the Edition

    An easy-to-read biography of the star pitcher of the Oakland Athletics who managed to break his contract and move to the New York Yankees.

    Edition Notes

    StatementS. H. Burchard ; illustrated with photos. and with drawings by Paul Frame.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesSports star
    ContributionsFrame, Paul, 1913-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.H85 B87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5208504M
    ISBN 100152781757, 0152781765
    LC Control Number75035525

    When the Jim “Catfish” Hunter ALS Foundation was founded in by Jimmy Hunter, he had one goal in mind – to help those fighting ALS. After being diagnosed with ALS himself, Jimmy knew he could help make a difference, raising awareness and funds to wage a war against this horrible disease. Jim "Catfish" Hunter was named the American League Cy Young Award winner on Oct. 30, #CardCorner: Topps Jim Hunter The card would be Catfish Hunter.

    Hunter would be named to the All-Star team again in The Yankees won three straight pennants with Hunter from to However, the years of arm strain and the effects of diabetes had begun to tell on the pitcher and in at the age of 33, Jim "Catfish" Hunter retired from baseball. Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. During his 15 year career Catfish Hunter won games and lost games. His career began in , when he came up with the Kansas City (later Oakland) Athletics, and ended in with the New York Yankees. He won 21 games 5 times, was an 8-time American League All-Star, Burial: Cedarwood Cemetery, Hertford, Perquimans .

    Catfish: My Life in Baseball Armen Keteyian, Author, Jim Catfish Hunter, Author, George Steinbrenner, III, Introduction by McGraw-Hill Companies $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. James Augustus Hunter was a Major League Baseball player for the Kansas City Athletics (), Oakland Athletics (), and New York Yankees (). Catfish, as he was known, shared (Baseball Digest, November , Edvins Beitks, Page 73) how he received the nickname, saying.


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Jim Catfish Hunter by S. H. Burchard Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is leavened by interviews with key figures in Catfish's life teammates, his lawyer in the big free agency case, family members, who add perspective and "another voice" to his life and big moments, like his perfect game/5(9).

The book is a little choppy, mostly a lot of narrative from Catfish and those who knew him, but it was well worth the read, especially if you are an Oakland A's or New York Yankees fan.

A lot of detail is given about those two teams during the 70's/5(9). Catfish: Jim Catfish Hunter book Life in Baseball by Jim Catfish Hunter () [Jim Catfish Hunter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Catfish: My Life in Baseball by Jim Catfish Hunter ()/5(9). Jim "Catfish" Hunter (Sports star) Paperback – January 1, by S. H Burchard (Author)Author: S. H Burchard. Catfish Hunter is a simple guy and doesn't have one of those BIG egos most sportstars have. The book is not just about him, but his teammates, owners, managers, family and friends.

I found it very enjoyable. Jim Catfish Hunter book flag Like see review/5. Jim “Catfish” Hunter Burchard Submitter: I weeded this book from an urban [elementary] school library. In the introduction it compares professional baseball to slavery, because the players are traded from team to team.

I guess that’s the kind of racist comment that was considered acceptable to print in a children’s book in Catfish: My Life in Baseball by Hunter, Jim "Catfish" and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Catfish: My Life in Baseball by Jim Catfish Hunter - AbeBooks.

In January Oakland A’s owner Charlie Finley loaned year-old pitcher Jim “Catfish” Hunter $, to buy a acre farm adjacent to his existing property in North Carolina. Hunter. View Catfish Hunter's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during season Agents: J. Carlton Cherry. Full Name: James Augustus Hunter Nicknames: Jim. View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject. More bio, uniform, draft, salary infoHeight: Meter.

Catfish Hunter was born inside the mind of Charlie Finley. Finley was a successful businessman, and part of being a successful businessman requires understanding how best to market a product.

On a telephone call at the time of Hunter’s signing, Finley asked Jim if he had a nickname. Catfish Hunter, byname of James Augustus Hunter, (born April 8,Hertford, North Carolina, U.S.—died September 9,Hertford), American professional baseball player who was one of the most successful right-handed pitchers of the modern era.

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The book and dust cover are in excellent condition. Book has never been read. Autograph was obtained IN-PERSON and includes our certificate of authenticity. He has signed it to "MIKE.". This item is sold as a collectible and no rights are given or implied.

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Catfish Hunter Dies at 53 / Hall of Fame pitcher helped Oakland win 3 World Series titles in '70s Jim "Catfish" Hunter, whose precise pitching carried him to the Hall of Fame and helped the A's.

Catfish - My Life In Baseball - By Catfish Hunter - HC W/DJ 1st Print 1st edition signed copy. Book is in excellent shape. Book is an original signed book by Jim Catfish Hunter Seller Rating: % positive.

ALS Jim "Catfish" Hunter Chapter Promotional Video with Bob Costas - Duration: alsnc 5, views. Language: English Location: United States Restricted Mode: Off. Make Offer - Jim Catfish Hunter Jsa Hand Signed American League Autograph Baseball Authentic Topps signed Jim Catfish Hunter autograph Yankees w/COA $   The daughter of Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Jim “Catfish” Hunter died Thursday after collapsing during a fire drill at an elementary school in North Carolina, reports say.

Kim Hunter Author: Joshua Rhett Miller. The Jim "Catfish" Hunter ALS Foundation is a non-profit organization under section (c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

All donations to the Jim "Catfish" Hunter ALS Foundation are deductible. The foundation's tax identification number is Nice, but small museum showing the life of Catfish Jim Hunter and all of his heroics as a baseball player. I grew up idolizing him so this was a special place to visit.

The people were so friendly and the place is free so give it a try if you are in the area/5(14).Books Music Art & design Finley capitalised on the accident and Hunter's backwoods' background with the Catfish nickname.

In Hunter moved straight into the line-up. Jim "Catfish Author: Guardian Staff.