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Dynastic, bombastic, fantastic

Jason Turbow

Dynastic, bombastic, fantastic

Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley"s swingin" A"s

by Jason Turbow

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Oakland Athletics (Baseball team),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 348-371) and index.

    StatementJason Turbow
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV875.O24 T67 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 386 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27233929M
    ISBN 100544303172
    ISBN 109780544303171
    LC Control Number2016043921
    OCLC/WorldCa953744159

    Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic masterfully recounts a thrilling period in Oakland A's history. Jason's storytelling vividly captures the cast of characters that made up the Athletics of the 70's, starting with their ringleader, Charlie Finley/5(78). "An exciting and engrossing book with stories that are worth telling. This work will engage fans of Charlie O. Finley and the Oakland Athletics, along with anyone captivated by baseball history." — Library Journal, starred review The Oakland A's of the early s: Never before had an entire.

      Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic by Jason Turbow, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Within two years, his dynasty was lost. A sprawling, brawling history of one of the game's most unforgettable teams, Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic is a paean to the sport's most turbulent, magical team, during one of major league baseball's most turbulent, magical times.

    Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley’s Swingin’ A’s Jason Turbow. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26 (p) ISBN Dynastic, bombastic, fantastic: Reggie, Rollie, Catfish, and Charlie Finley's swingin' A's. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide).


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Jason Turbow is the author of the bestselling The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing & Bench-Clearing Brawls -- The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime.