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Shalin, Mike

Overview
Works: 11 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 2,680 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  History  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV865.M374, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mike Shalin
Donnie baseball : the definitive biography of Don Mattingly by Mike Shalin( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Mattingly is perhaps the greatest Yankee never to have won a World Series. A nine-time Gold Glove winner at first base, the mustachioed star affectionately called Donnie Baseball was named to six All-Star teams in the 1980s and slugged 222 home runs in 14 seasons. Yet Mattingly never reached the postseason until his final season in 1995 a campaign that ended with a crushing divisional playoff loss to Seattle. This book reveals the inner complexities of a man whose hard-nosed approach to the game turned him from a 19th-round draft choice who struggled to hit for power into the 1985 American League MVP. Mattingly reflected on his career and shared unique insights on his public debates with George Steinbrenner, the true motivation behind his retirement at age 34, his chances of being voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and more. This book also focuses on Mattingly s coaching career, including the Yankees choice to hire Joe Girardi instead of Mattingly to succeed Joe Torre as the Yankees skipper before the 2008 season and Mattingly's path to Los Angeles, where he was named Torre's successor as the Dodgers manager following the 2010 season. Through lengthy interviews with Mattingly and the players, coaches, and opponents who know him best, Donnie Baseball will finally reveal the player and coach fans have adored for decades. -Publisher's description
They call me Oil Can : baseball, drugs, and life on the edge by Dennis Boyd( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The autobiography of ex-major league pitcher Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd"--
Nomar Garciaparra, high 5! by Mike Shalin( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the hard-working short stop for the Boston Red Sox who was the American League Rookie of the Year in 1997
Alex Rodriguez, A+ shortstop by Mike Shalin( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the personal life and professional baseball career of Alex Rodriguez, shortstop for the Seattle Mariners
Out by a step : the 100 best players not in the Baseball Hall of Fame by Mike Shalin( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Martinez : throwing strikes by Mike Shalin( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at the young right-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, whose speed and control have some calling him the best they've ever seen
Mo Vaughn : angel on a mission by Mike Shalin( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the popular hitter who has averaged 40 home runs and 118 RBI over the last three seasons
Drew Bledsoe : Patriot rifle by Mike Shalin( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the football career and personal life of the quarterback for the New England Patriots
Tales from the New York Rangers locker room : a collection of the greatest Rangers stories ever told by Gilles Villemure( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1960s the New York Rangers transformed from NHL also-rans to Stanley Cup contenders. Gilles Villemure was part of that transformation. The little goaltender had a long wait to make it to the National Hockey League, which had only six teams until after the middle of the decade. Eventually Villemure joined Eddie Giacomin to give the Rangers a strong 1-2 goaltending tandem. The Vezina Trophy#x96;winning twosome was a fixture for the Rangers, threatening to end the franchise's long Stanley Cup drought, only to come up short. Now, forty years later, Villemure writes about his days with the
Gilles Villemure's tales from the Ranger locker room by Gilles Villemure( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HOMETOWN TEAM : forty years of boston red sox photography by Mike Shalin( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Donnie baseball : the definitive biography of Don Mattingly
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English (21)

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Nomar Garciaparra, high 5!Alex Rodriguez, A+ shortstopOut by a step : the 100 best players not in the Baseball Hall of FamePedro Martinez : throwing strikesMo Vaughn : angel on a missionDrew Bledsoe : Patriot rifleGilles Villemure's tales from the Ranger locker room