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3 edition of Breaking the Slump found in the catalog.

Breaking the Slump

by Jimmy Roberts

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24250780M
ISBN 109780061799648, 9780061799631

NBC SPORTSCASTER JIMMY ROBERTS has written his first book, BREAKING THE SLUMP: How Great Players Survive Their Darkest Moments in Golf − and What You Can Learn from Them. Except for Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan, Jimmy interviewed everyone on his wish list, and the Table of Contents reads like a Who’s Who of golf, past and present. Explore 44 Slump Quotes by authors including Yogi Berra, Hank Aaron, and Christopher Morley at BrainyQuote.

The book, How to Break up with Your Phone, teaches us, step-by-step, how to build better relationships with our phones, so that we can live happier and healthier lives. So, what kind of.   It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.

Read this book on Questia. Breaking the Slump is the engrossing story of baseball during the s, when the National Pastime came of age as a business, an entertainment, and a passion, and when the teams of the American and National Leagues fielded perhaps the .   In Breaking the Slump, NBC golf commentator Jimmy Roberts shares the “slump stories” of some of the greatest professional golfers of all time—from Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Watson to Phil Michelson and Dottie Palmer—offering valuable tips and strategies to help any player overcome that inevitable stretch of absolutely Brand: HarperCollins US.


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In Breaking the Slump, the first history of baseball during the Great Depression, Alexander captures the flavor of baseball and American life during a time when America remained at peace but was mired in the worst economic circumstances in its history.

Rich in narrative appeal, this story conveys baseball's persistence as the truly "National Cited by: Breaking the Slump book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the s, professional baseball remained the king of American 4/5.

In Breaking the Slump, NBC golf commentator Jimmy Roberts shares the “slump stories” of some of the greatest professional golfers of all time—from Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Watson to Phil Michelson and Dottie Palmer—offering valuable tips and strategies to help any player overcome that inevitable stretch of absolutely wretched golf.

Breaking the Slump is the engrossing story of baseball during the s, when the National Pastime came Breaking the Slump book age as a business, an entertainment, and a passion, and when the teams of the American and National Leagues fielded perhaps the greatest rosters in the history of the game.

Whether as rookies, stars in their prime, or legends on the wane, Babe Ruth, Rogers Hornsby, Lou Gehrig, Hank /5(19). Maybe this means returning to your favorite genre for solace or perhaps it means breaking free of your habits for a taste of something new.

When reading grows tiresome, a switch in theme and style can be the exact palate cleanser you need to get back in the groove. Try a novella Or a short story collection or book of : Kelly Gallucci. : Breaking the Slump () by Alexander, Charles C. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(46).

In Breaking the Slump, NBC golf commentator Jimmy Roberts shares the “slump stories” of some of the greatest professional golfers of all time—from Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and Tom Watson to Phil Michelson and Dottie Palmer—offering valuable tips and strategies to help any player overcome that inevitable stretch of absolutely wretched golf.

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Alexander has complied a book about what baseball was like during the years when America lived in a time of great poverty and economic troubles. Breaking The Slump by Jimmy Roberts. Grade: B+ Teacher’s Comments: Good, but it could have been much more.

Breaking The Slump is a slim volume containing eighteen chapters on how sixteen professional golfers, one President and a professional skater first fell into—and then worked out of—a golfing slump. “Breaking the Slump” is based on the real-life advice of the pros.

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Breaking the Slump is a different sort of book, concerned as it is with a specific moment in the sport’s history, one defined by the history of the culture at large. Because Alexander begins with general history, baseball is not the context but is presented in a larger context.

This is an academic book with the usual. Baseball historian and biographer Alexander (Rogers Hornsby,etc.) takes a breathless tour through the national pastime as it adapted to the harsh economy of the Great t Tiger star Hank Greenberg lost his $6, signing bonus when the stock market collapsed in Octoberbut baseball business remained robust through the season.

Get this from a library. Breaking the slump: baseball in the Depression era. [Charles C Alexander] -- In the s, professional baseball remained the king of American sports, in terms of both spectators and participants. In an era that saw the likes of players such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and.

Taken as a whole, Breaking the Slump is the book equivalent of a popular newsreel from the s. It effectively captures the images, the mood, and the flavor of the baseball sport at the professional level in an era of on-field heroics and overwhelming national : Robert F.

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