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Lefty AUTHOR Vernona Gomez review ¼ 104 ↠ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Lefty By Vernona Gomez – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk A baseball legend distinguished by his competitive nature uick wit and generous spirit Lefty Gomez was one of a kind Told for the first time this is his remarkable story  Born to a small town Califor A baseball legend disOn countless conversations with Lefty interweaving than three hundred interviews conducted with his family friends competitors and teammates over the course of a decade and revealing candid photos documents and film clips many never shown publicly his daughter Vernona Gomez and her award winning co author Lawrence Goldstone vividly re create the life and adventures of the irreverent southpaw fondly dubbed “El Señor Goofy”   “I’d rather be lucky than good” Lefty Gomez once uipped one of many classic one liners documented here In the end he was both A star studded romp through baseball’s most glorious seasons and America’s most glamorous years Lefty is at once a long overdue reminder of a pitcher’s greatness and a heartwarming celebration of a life well liv. It was once said that rooting for the New York Yankees was like rooting for US Steel The re

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Mbassadorial tour in Away from the diamond Lefty played the big city bon vivant marrying Broadway star June O’Dea and hobnobbing with a who’s who of celebrities including George Gershwin Jack Dempsey Ernest Hemingway Marilyn Monroe George M Cohan and James Michener He even scored a private audience with the pope   And even when his pro ball career was done Lefty wasn’t He became a national representative for Wilson Sporting Goods logging over miles a year spreading the word about America’s favorite game and touching thousands of lives In he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Three baseball fields are named for him and to this day the top honor bestowed each year by the American Baseball Coaches Association is the Lefty Gomez Award   Now drawing. I really enjoyed the format of this book presenting a story of a man in a way that made me

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Lefty AUTHOR Vernona GomA baseball legend distinguished by his competitive nature uick wit and generous spirit Lefty Gomez was one of a kind Told for the first time this is his remarkable story  Born to a small town California ranching family the youngest of eight Vernon “Lefty” Gomez rode his powerful arm and jocular personality right across America to the dugout of the New York Yankees Lefty baffled hitters with his blazing fastball establishing himself as the team’s ace He vacationed with Babe Ruth served as Joe DiMaggio’s confidant and consoled Lou Gehrig the day the “Iron Horse” removed himself from the lineup He started and won the first ever All Star Game was the first pitcher to make the cover of Time magazine and barnstormed Japan as part of Major League Baseball’s grand a. Vernon Gomez nicknamed 'Lefty' for obvious reasons pitched for the NY Yankees from 1930 194