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Out of the Blue: The story of the Anaheim Angels' improbable run to the 2002 World Series title
Contributor(s): Haakenson, Joe (Author)

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ISBN: 0595372937     ISBN-13: 9780595372935
Publisher: iUniverse
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 2005
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Annotation: "Out of the Blue" is the story of the 2002 World Series champion Anaheim Angels, chronicling the championship season while reflecting on the franchise's star-crossed history, starting with original owner Gene Autry's acquisition of the club in 1961. "Out of the Blue" includes profiles of certain players, like shortstop David Eckstein, first baseman Scott Spiezio and right fielder Tim Salmon. Included is a profile of manager Mike Scioscia, who put into practice the club's egoless style and work ethic. "Out of the Blue" reflects on the Angels' long road to glory, having to overcome playing in the shadow of their regional neighbors, the Dodgers, the previous employers of Scioscia and his coaching staff. And finally, "Out of the Blue" focuses on the Angels' World Series championship, the club's only one in 42 seasons, which shocked the baseball world.
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BISAC Categories:
- Sports & Recreation | Baseball - History
Physical Information: 0.23" H x 6" W x 9" (0.33 lbs) 96 pages
 
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Out of the Blue is the story of the 2002 World Series champion Anaheim Angels, chronicling the championship season while reflecting on the franchise's star-crossed history, starting with original owner Gene Autry's acquisition of the club in 1961.

Out of the Blue includes profiles of certain players, like shortstop David Eckstein, first baseman Scott Spiezio and right fielder Tim Salmon. Included is a profile of manager Mike Scioscia, who put into practice the club's egoless style and work ethic.

Out of the Blue reflects on the Angels' long road to glory, having to overcome playing in the shadow of their regional neighbors, the Dodgers, the previous employers of Scioscia and his coaching staff.

And finally, Out of the Blue focuses on the Angels' World Series championship, the club's only one in 42 seasons, which shocked the baseball world.

 
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