Daybreak at Chavez Ravine : Fernandomania and the remaking of the Los Angeles Dodgers / Erik Sherman.
"Daybreak at Chavez Ravine retells Fernando Valenzuela's arrival and permanent influence on Dodger history-while bringing redemption to the organization's controversial beginnings in LA"-- Provided by publisher.
- ISBN: 9781496231017
- ISBN: 1496231015
- Physical Description: xiii, 248 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 
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A reluctant hero -- David versus Goliath -- LA goes Dodger blue -- The Mexican experience north of the border -- Uncut diamond -- Prelude to greatness -- The fable that came to life -- A star Is born -- The kiss that sparked a movement -- Fernandomania! -- An iInternational frenzy -- Manias -- Mr. Valenzuela goes to Washington -- Struck out -- A star-spangled return -- The Lasorda effect -- Houston has a problem -- Blue Monday -- Speaking "Catcherese" -- Comeback kids -- The legend grows -- Missing the party -- Leaving LA in style -- The long road back to glory -- Legacy.
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|Subject:||Valenzuela, Fernando, 1960-
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