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The Resource The cloudbuster nine : the Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II, Anne R. Keene

The cloudbuster nine : the Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II, Anne R. Keene

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The cloudbuster nine : the Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II
Title
The cloudbuster nine
Title remainder
the Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II
Statement of responsibility
Anne R. Keene
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Language
eng
Summary
The remarkable story of the best baseball team you never heard of!
Summary
In 1943, while the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals were winning pennants and meeting in that year's World Series, one of the nation's strongest baseball teams practiced on a skinned-out college field in the heart of North Carolina. Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky, and Johnny Sain were among a cadre of fighter-pilot cadets who wore the Cloudbuster Nine baseball jersey at an elite Navy training school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10667028
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
796.3570973/0904
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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True
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adult
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the untold story of Ted Williams and the baseball team that helped win World War II
Label
The cloudbuster nine : the Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II, Anne R. Keene
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3366558
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue: Babe's Yanklands Versus the Navy Pilots, July 28, 1943; Introduction; Foreword by Claudia Williams; PART I-MAY 11, 1943; Chapter 1 The "Baseball Squad"; Chapter 2 The Comeback Kid; Chapter 3 Ration-League Baseball; PART II-THE TRUNK; Chapter 4 A Trunk Holding Secrets; Chapter 5 The Size of a Dream; Chapter 6 My New Friend Ted; Chapter 7 A Dream Team; Chapter 8 A Train to Durham; Chapter 9 The Last Living Player; Chapter 10 A Batboy's Perspective; Chapter 11 Ted Who?; PART III-THE WORLD'S MOST DIFFICULT TRAINING PROGRAM
  • Chapter 12 The Pre-Flight SparkChapter 13 Tom Hamilton, The Fighting American; Chapter 14 Winning the One Big Game; PART IV-THE RIGHT STUFF; Chapter 15 The Right Stuff Culture; Chapter 16 Caldwell Hall-The Theory of Flight; Chapter 17 The Fathers of Survival Training; PART V-GRAHAM'S FIELD OF DREAMS; Chapter 18 When The Navy Marched Into Chapel Hill; PART VI-PLAYING BASEBALL MILITARY STYLE; Chapter 19 Walking Billboards for Baseball and That Ain't All; Chapter 20 The Season Continues; Chapter 21 Babe's Last At-Bat-The Yanklands; PART VII-GRADUATION; Chapter 22 Ted's Next Station
  • Chapter 23 A Cloudbuster Reunion in HawaiiChapter 24 The Nine-After the War and the .5 Percent; Chapter 25 Extra Innings; PART VIII-ALWAYS A BASEBALL PLAYER; Chapter 26 The Love of the Game; Chapter 27 Longing for the Old Leaguer; Epilogue: Forever a Batboy; Afterword; Appendix-Major League Players Who Trained at Chapel Hill During World War II; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Photo credits; Photographs
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on1030040300
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781683582083
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0FAC4820-665D-4EF9-A8C6-9F6D0ACFE090
System control number
(OCoLC)1030040300
Label
The cloudbuster nine : the Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II, Anne R. Keene
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3366558
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue: Babe's Yanklands Versus the Navy Pilots, July 28, 1943; Introduction; Foreword by Claudia Williams; PART I-MAY 11, 1943; Chapter 1 The "Baseball Squad"; Chapter 2 The Comeback Kid; Chapter 3 Ration-League Baseball; PART II-THE TRUNK; Chapter 4 A Trunk Holding Secrets; Chapter 5 The Size of a Dream; Chapter 6 My New Friend Ted; Chapter 7 A Dream Team; Chapter 8 A Train to Durham; Chapter 9 The Last Living Player; Chapter 10 A Batboy's Perspective; Chapter 11 Ted Who?; PART III-THE WORLD'S MOST DIFFICULT TRAINING PROGRAM
  • Chapter 12 The Pre-Flight SparkChapter 13 Tom Hamilton, The Fighting American; Chapter 14 Winning the One Big Game; PART IV-THE RIGHT STUFF; Chapter 15 The Right Stuff Culture; Chapter 16 Caldwell Hall-The Theory of Flight; Chapter 17 The Fathers of Survival Training; PART V-GRAHAM'S FIELD OF DREAMS; Chapter 18 When The Navy Marched Into Chapel Hill; PART VI-PLAYING BASEBALL MILITARY STYLE; Chapter 19 Walking Billboards for Baseball and That Ain't All; Chapter 20 The Season Continues; Chapter 21 Babe's Last At-Bat-The Yanklands; PART VII-GRADUATION; Chapter 22 Ted's Next Station
  • Chapter 23 A Cloudbuster Reunion in HawaiiChapter 24 The Nine-After the War and the .5 Percent; Chapter 25 Extra Innings; PART VIII-ALWAYS A BASEBALL PLAYER; Chapter 26 The Love of the Game; Chapter 27 Longing for the Old Leaguer; Epilogue: Forever a Batboy; Afterword; Appendix-Major League Players Who Trained at Chapel Hill During World War II; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Photo credits; Photographs
Control code
on1030040300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781683582083
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0FAC4820-665D-4EF9-A8C6-9F6D0ACFE090
System control number
(OCoLC)1030040300

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