Baseball Mickey Cochrane: The Life of a Baseball Hall of Fame Catcher

Mickey Cochrane: The Life of a Baseball Hall of
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  • 214 Pages, Foreword by Sara Cochrane Bollman
  • Softcover
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  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company

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Though many of his contemporaries considered him second only to Babe Ruth in the 1920s and 1930s, Mickey Cochrane is often overlooked by fans and historians. The hard-hitting catcher played on three World Series winners.

Fiercely competitive on the field, Cochrane was a true gentleman off it. Though he was a highly regarded member of the A's championship teams, it is his career in Depression-era Detroit that he is best remembered. The pressure of the adulation there and his duties as player, manager and Tigers vice president led to a breakdown in 1935. On his way to recovery, he was hit in the head by a pitch thrown by Bump Hadley and was nearly killed, ending his career. This full story of Cochrane's Hall of Fame career and his off-field life was researched from primary documents and interviews with his family.
McFarland & Company

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  • Sales Rank: 74,933
  • ISBN: 9780786405169
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