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Christy Mathewson

Baseball (12-Aug-1880 — 7-Oct-1925)


Frank Deford. The Old Ball Game: How John McGraw, Christy Mathewson, and the New York Giants Created Modern Baseball. Grove Press. 2006. 256pp.

Michael Hartley. Christy Mathewson: A Biography. McFarland. 2004. 207pp.

Ronald A. Mayer. Christy Mathewson: A Game-by-game Profile of a Legendary Pitcher. McFarland. 1993. 380pp.

Ray Robinson. Matty: An American Hero, Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants. Oxford University Press. 1993. 272pp.

Gene Schoor. Christy Mathewson: Baseball's Greatest Pitcher. J. Messner. 1953. 180pp.

Philip Seib. The Player: Christy Mathewson, Baseball, and the American Century. Thunder's Mouth Press. 2004. 224pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.988)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.699)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.479)

  8. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, pp.126-28)

  9. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.654)

  10. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.531)

  11. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.873)

  12. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.464)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.267)

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