Download PDF by Gary Webster: .721: A History of the 1954 Cleveland Indians

By Gary Webster

This ebook is the day-to-day tale of the 1954 Indians, whose .721 successful percent remains to be the top in American League historical past. It tells how down town of Cleveland used to be at the group following 3 instantly second-place finishes, how little was once anticipated of it by way of its enthusiasts, or even a few of its gamers, and the way it handed all expectancies by way of profitable a league-record 111 video games and a pennant, prior to flopping on this planet Series.

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