The Resource Play hungry : the making of a baseball player, Pete Rose

Play hungry : the making of a baseball player, Pete Rose

Label
Play hungry : the making of a baseball player
Title
Play hungry
Title remainder
the making of a baseball player
Statement of responsibility
Pete Rose
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Pete Rose was a legend on the field. As baseball's Hit King, he shattered a number of hitting records that may never be broken. And during the 1970s, he was the leader of the Big Red Machine, the Cincinnati Reds teams that dominated the game. But he's also the greatest player who may never make the Hall of Fame because of his lifetime ban from the sport. Perhaps no other athlete's story is so representative of the triumphs and tragedies of our national pastime. In Play Hungry, Rose tells us the story of how through hard work, hustle, and sheer will he became one of the unlikeliest stars of the game. Guided by the dad he idolized, a local sports hero with the spirit of a champion, Pete had an All-American boyhood. But even with the coaching of his father on how to compete and play baseball the right way, Pete was cut from his team as a teenager--he wasn't a natural. By the time scouts were coming to his high school games, he wasn't even considered the best player on the team. Rose was determined, though, and never would be satisfied with anything less than success. His relentless hustle and headfirst style would help him overcome his natural shortcomings, leading to a storied career including the Rookie of the Year Award, three batting titles, and the MVP Award. Play Hungry is Pete Rose's love letter to the game, and an inside story of life on the diamond"--provided by publisher
Summary
Pete Rose tells the story of how, through hard work and sheer will, he became one of the unlikeliest stars of the game. Guided by the dad he idolized, a local sports hero, Pete learned to play hard and always focus on winning. But even with his dad’s guidance, Pete was cut from his team as a teenager—he wasn’t a natural. Rose was determined, though, and never would be satisfied with anything less than success. His relentless hustle and headfirst style would help him overcome his limitations, leading him to one of the most exciting and brash careers in the history of the sport
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781933
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rose, Pete
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rose, Pete
  • Baseball players
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the making of a baseball player
Label
Play hungry : the making of a baseball player, Pete Rose
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Thanks, Dad -- Big Pete -- Leland T. Jones's leather strap -- Not the best baseball player -- Passed over -- Uncle Buddy -- Geneva (not Switzerland) -- Tampa -- Instructional league -- Macon -- Straight to the bigs -- Frank and Vada -- Rookie of the year -- Venezuela -- "Hustling little Pete Rose" -- Vietnam -- Batting title -- Morganna -- Collision -- "He never walks when he can run" -- Brawling at Shea -- Some kind of game -- Winning with the Phillies -- A big-league skipper -- Hit king -- I blew it, I know that -- Pete Jr. makes the big leagues -- Epilogue: Baseball has to make a few changes
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 290 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780525558675
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018056333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1052420594
Label
Play hungry : the making of a baseball player, Pete Rose
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Thanks, Dad -- Big Pete -- Leland T. Jones's leather strap -- Not the best baseball player -- Passed over -- Uncle Buddy -- Geneva (not Switzerland) -- Tampa -- Instructional league -- Macon -- Straight to the bigs -- Frank and Vada -- Rookie of the year -- Venezuela -- "Hustling little Pete Rose" -- Vietnam -- Batting title -- Morganna -- Collision -- "He never walks when he can run" -- Brawling at Shea -- Some kind of game -- Winning with the Phillies -- A big-league skipper -- Hit king -- I blew it, I know that -- Pete Jr. makes the big leagues -- Epilogue: Baseball has to make a few changes
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 290 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780525558675
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2018056333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1052420594

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