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    • Gil Hodges

    • The Brooklyn Bums, the Miracle Mets, and the Extraordinary Life of a Baseball Legend
    • By: Tom Clavin, Danny Peary
    • Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    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 more than any other player. 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. Fans never booed the beloved home run hitter from Indiana who married a Brooklyn girl and settled in their borough, and they famously prayed for him when he slumped.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Ballplayer, Good Man, Good Book

    • By R. R. Costas Jr. on 10-29-18
    • The Brooklyn Bums, the Miracle Mets, and the Extraordinary Life of a Baseball Legend
    • By: Tom Clavin, Danny Peary
    • Narrated by: Kris Koscheski
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 12-21-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95