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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dennis Dale McClain  

Pen Name: Dennis McClain and Denny McClain

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: March 29, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Dennis Dale McClain on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=dennis+dale+mcclain


Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the Chicago suburb of Markham. He played ball for Mount Carmel High School and was a pitcher fo the Chicago White Sox from 1962-1963.

Biographical and Professional Information

Besides being a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox, Denny McLain was also a pitcher fo the Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators, Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics and Atlanta Braves. He was the Cohost of ''The Eli & Denny Show'' - with Eli Zaret.


Published Works

  • Nobody's Perfect, Dial Press, 1975
  • Strikeout: The Story of Denny McLain, Sporting News Publishing, 1988
  • I Told You I Wasn't Perfect, Triumph Books, 2007


Selected Titles At Your Library

Nobody's perfect /
ISBN: 0803757581. OCLC Number:

Dial Press,. New York :. 1975.

Strikeout :
ISBN: 0892042346. OCLC Number:

Sporting News Pub. Co.,. St. Louis, Mo. :. ©1988.

I told you I wasn't perfect /
ISBN: 1572439572. OCLC Number:

Triumph Books,. Chicago, Ill. :. ©2007.


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