Gill Hodges: The Brooklyn Bims, The Miracle Mets, And The Ex Traordinary Life Of A Baseball Legend

by Tom Clavin

Gill Hodges: The Brooklyn Bims, The Miracle Mets, And The Ex Traordinary Life Of A Baseball Legend

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Due to his achievements as a player and manager, as well as his sterling character, Gil Hodges deserves to be in the Hall of Fame as much as any player honoured by the institution. A towering figure during the Golden Era of the 1950s, Hodges was the Brooklyn Dodgers' powerful first baseman who, alongside Jackie Robinson, helped drive his team to six pennants and a thrilling World Series victory in 1955. Acclaimed authors Tom Clavin and Danny Peary delve into one of baseball's most overlooked stars, shedding light on a fascinating life and career that even his most ardent fans never knew.
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Due to his achievements as a player and manager, as well as his sterling character, Gil Hodges deserves to be in the Hall of Fame as much as any player honoured by the institution. A towering figure during the Golden Era of the 1950s, Hodges was the Brooklyn Dodgers' powerful first baseman who, alongside Jackie Robinson, helped drive his team to six pennants and a thrilling World Series victory in 1955. Acclaimed authors Tom Clavin and Danny Peary delve into one of baseball's most overlooked stars, shedding light on a fascinating life and career that even his most ardent fans never knew.