Carl Hubbell

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  • Paperback
  • 212 pages
  • Carl Hubbell
  • Lowell L. Blaisdell
  • English
  • 19 March 2017
  • 9780786444656

Carl Hubbell This Work Is A Biography Of Carl Hubbell, A Baseball Legend Who Was Active In The 1930s For The New York Giants And An Eight Time All Star Hubbell Was A Left Handed Ace From Oklahoma Who Is Still Regarded As One Of The Greatest Pitchers Of All Time And Was Inducted Into The Baseball Hall Of Fame In 1947 With An Emphasis On His Pitching Career, This Biography Covers Both His Personal Life And His Development As A Player.

15 thoughts on “Carl Hubbell

  1. Bruce says:

    When the Detroit Tigers gave Carl Hubbell a look see, player manager Ty Cobb was not impressed andhe spent some years in the minors optioned out by the Tigers He was ready to quit when John McGraw signed him for the New York Giants and he made his debut with the Giants in 1928 He stayed as a player until 1943 and compile a 226 1 53 record.Hubbell was the second great practicioner of the screwball The first was Christy Mathewson andwhen he pitched it was the fadeaway The New York Giants had both of them.Hubbell was born in Carthage, Missouri in 1903 but was raised in Meeker, Oklahoma Baseball washis way out of being a miner or a farmer What the Tigers passed on was a great gain for the Giants.He was a modest man who let his pitching talk for him It never talked louder than at the secondAll Star game in 1934 played at the Polo Grounds when Carl Hubbell struck out 5 future Hall ofFamers for the American League, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmy Foxx, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin.Hubbell s peak years were 1932 to 1938 when the Giants won 3 pennants at that time and one WorldSeries Hubbell performed well in all three classics 1933, 1936, and 1937 even if the Giants didn tin the last two losing those to the Yankees ...

  2. Marcie Kremer says:

    If you love and respect the game of baseball and all its intricacies and nuances, you will thoroughly enjoy CARL HUBBELL A BIOGRAPHY OF THE SCREWBALL KING, by Lowell Blaisdell Reading Blaisdell s self deprecatory prologue could make a reader concerned that there really wasn t enough information about Hubbell to write a biography, but, all fears are allayed once the book begins Rather, it seems that Blaisdell s training as a university history professor led him to be extremely circumspect and realistic about the amount of research he was able to do, especially considering that the media and the press weren t as visible and as intrusive in Hubbell s time as they are in the present The achievements of Carl Hubbell, modest southpaw from Oklahoma, resonate today, even with the changes in the game, which Blaisdell has rigorously documented To strike out five Hall of Famers in a row in an All Star game and to have an ERA of 0.0 in a World Series game boggle the mind Imagine striking out Babe Ruth on a called strike return Blaisdell does a thoroughly documented and insightful job of describing the way the game was played in the 1930 s and 1940 s, such as how the MLB owners worked on making the baseball heavier with thicker cowhide and raised seams, resu...

  3. Margo says:

    If you love and respect the game of baseball and all its intricacies and nuances, you will thoroughly enjoy CARL HUBBELL A BIOGRAPHY OF THE SCREWBALL KING, by Lowell Blaisdell Reading Blaisdell s self deprecatory prologue could make a reader concerned that there really wasn t enough information about Hubbell to write a biography, but, all fears are allayed once the book begins Rather, it seems that Blaisdell s training as a university history professor led him to be extremely circumspect and realistic about the amount of research he was able to do, especially considering that the media and the press weren t as visible and as intrusive in Hubbell s time as they are in the present The achievements of Carl Hubbell, modest southpaw from Oklahoma, resonate today, even with the changes in the game, which Blaisdell has rigorously documented To strike out five Hall of Famers in a row in an All Star game and to have an ERA of 0.0 in a World Series game boggle the mind Imagine striking out Babe Ruth on a called strike Blaisdell does a thoroughly documented and insightful job of describing the way the game was played in the 1930 s and 1940 s, such as how the MLB owners worked on making the baseball heavier with thicker cowhide and raised seams, resulting in fewer home runs and improvements in ERA s, as well as making it easier for a screwball picture like Hubbell to have greater leverage ...

  4. Robert Morrow says:

    A thoroughly researched biography of one of the great pitchers of all time The author faced one large obstacle in his quest the subject was a very private person who shared little of his private life with anyone Mr Blaisdell managed to avoid unnecessary speculation about missing information and inst...