Table of contents for Baseball, the perfect game : an all-star anthology of great players, teams, and moments / Josh Leventhal, editor.

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Contents
Preface
Part I: The Joy of the Game
1	The National Game
2	The Origins of Baseball
3	Opening Day by Jim Brosnan
4	The Collector: J. R. Burdick and the World of Baseball Cards by Mark Lamster
Part II: Seasons of Dreams, Teams of Destiny
5	Dynasties: More than Just Those Damn Yankees by Gary Gillette and Pete Palmer
6	The Red Stockings: Baseball's First Professional Team
7	The Black Sox Scandal by Eliot Asinof
8	1941: An Unmatchable Summer by Ray Robinson
9	Next Year Arrives: The 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers by Doris Kearns Goodwin
10	1975 World Series--An October Classic by Bill Lee
11	The Greatest World Series by Josh Leventhal
12	1998: The Year Baseball Came "Back". . . But Did It Ever Really Leave? by Alan Schwarz
13	The Greatest Rivalry: Yankees vs. Red Sox by Harvey Frommer
Part III: Legends of the Diamond
14	Pennant Madness--And a Boy Grows Up by Ty Cobb
15	Christy Mathewson: Gentleman Giant by Eric Rolfe Greenberg
16	Revolution in Baseball: Ruth Reaches New York by Robert Creamer
17	What Makes a Great Hitter? by Ted Williams
18	The Last Immortals: Stan Musial and Bob Feller by Marty Appel
19	Satchel Gets His Start by Leroy "Satchel" Paige
20	A Lone Negro in the Game by Jules Tygiel
21	What Is So Rare As a Willie Mays? by Tallulah Bankhead
22	Perfection: The Dominance of Sandy Koufax by Jane Leavy
23	Final Twist of the Drama: Hank Aaron, Home Run King by George Plimpton
24	Distance: The Elusive Bob Gibson by Roger Angell
25	The Education of Sammy Sosa by Tom Verducci
26	Barry Bonds: Is He the Greatest Ever? by John Thorn
Text Credits
Illustration Credits
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Baseball -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Baseball -- United States -- History.