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Bibframe Work

Title
The Boyer Brothers of baseball Boyer Brothers of baseball
Type
Text
Genre Form
biographies
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: GV865.A1 F69 2015 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 796.357092/2 full (Assigner: dlc)
DDC: B full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2014046873
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Summary
"This [is] the story of the seven baseball-playing Boyer brothers from Missouri who signed professional contracts in the 40s, 50s and 60s. Led by oldest brother Cloyd, a pitcher, third baseman Ken and third baseman Clete, three of the seven siblings in a family of 14, reached the majors. This book recounts their hardscrabble upbringing and their success"-- Provided by publisher.
Table Of Contents
Beginnings
Navy man
Moving to AA
Joining the Cardinals
Beginnings
Marriage in the Minors
Rookie year
Arm woes
Signing with the Cardinals
Injuries wreck the plans
1950s bonus baby
Trying it on the mound
Giving it a shot
Fighting to hang on
Finding his position
Right to the top
Another brother's turn comes
The seven sisters
Next stop
Playing with the best
The face of the Cardinals
National League MVP
The Boyer Brothers' World Series
Back to the Majors
Quick fall
Swapped to Atlanta
From Atlanta to Honolulu to Japan
Cards boss
Working on 50 years
End of the line.
Authorized Access Point
Freedman, Lew. Boyer Brothers of baseball