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Milwaukee Braves heroes and heartbreak by William Povletich

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Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press in Madison, WI .
Written in English


  • Milwaukee Braves (Baseball team) -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWilliam Povletich.
LC ClassificationsGV875.M5 .P68 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22653002M
ISBN 109780870204234
LC Control Number2008043259

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meticulously researched and minutely detailed, this truly is a blow-by-blow account of the braves' 12 years in milwaukee. good research and niche stories are the clear strengths of the book. the glory days of baseball are so rich with quotable characters and buege does a good job of bolstering his game and season stories with quotes from a wide variety of personalities. however, the minutiae /5. Milwaukee Braves by Wliiam Povletich is one of the best baseball books that I have read (and I have read several dozen!). If you are a lover of nostalgic baseball at its purest this is a perfect book for : Wisconsin Historical Society. This is a well-written book on the history of the Braves franchise in Milwaukee from Understand, however, this is NOT a review of the team and its players during this period. This book IS a review of the front office and county board relations with the ball club's front office/5(10).   Patrick W. Steele’s Home of the Braves: The Battle for Baseball in Milwaukee (University of Wisconsin Press) gets behind the box score on the history of the Braves and recounts how the Milwaukee Braves both came to be and came to leave.

  For Milwaukee Braves Fans Only! is a gathering of almost 50 different stories from players and fans. In a town famous for beer, Laverne and Shirley, and although the largest city in Wisconsin, more often seen as the little brother to Chicago, fans rallied around the Braves.5/5(5).   If you were a Milwaukee Braves fan this book is for you! It's filled with great pictures, many published for the first time, and the book takes you from the dizzying heights of the glory years to the misery of the move to Atlanta. I learned things I never knew before and wish more than ever the Braves were still in Milwaukee.5/5(17).   There have been several books written about the all-too-short 13 seasons that the Braves spent in Milwaukee, but for those of you who can't get enough of the remembrances, the new book "Home of the Braves" is a must read.   The Daily News reports that Patrick Steele’s book, “Home of the Braves: The Battle for Baseball in Milwaukee,” hopes to answer those questions that still simmer in the minds of baseball fans in Milwaukee and throughout in Wisconsin a half-century later, while also providing a different prospective on what went down leading to the Braves leaving Milwaukee for Atlanta in

The Milwaukee Braves were the first heroes of my boyhood. This wonderful book, full of great photos, doesn’t really plow much new ground, but it does pull together the complete story of those magical years. The narrative moves quickly, highlighting some of the outstanding and unusual on-field happenings/5. Vintage Milwaukee Braves Color Vintage Year Book Yearbook. $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - Vintage Milwaukee Braves Color Vintage Year Book Yearbook. Milwaukee Braves, Yearbook, NL and World Champs Previous Years, Decent. $ +$ shipping. Then, in , the team moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and became the Milwaukee Braves, followed by the final move to Atlanta in History. Boston (–) – Boston Red Stockings team picture; it finished first with a record of 43– The Cincinnati Red Stockings.   Unlike other books about the Milwaukee Braves, Steele's "Home of the Braves" focuses more on what happened off the field than on it. And what happened off the field, he shows in .