New American Library Moves Up Release of Tug McGraw Memoir
- The Good Life. Yaeger, Don; Kennedy, Kostya; Bechtel, Mark // Sports Illustrated;1/12/2004, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p31
Discusses the life of former Major League Baseball player Tug McGraw. Details of his death from a brain tumor; Pitching career, including two World Series wins; Background outside of baseball.
- Tug McGraw and Del Unser Played Vital Roles In Phillies' Title Run. Caroulis, Jon // Baseball Digest;Oct2000, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p46
Focuses on the roles played by players Tug McGraw and Del Unser in the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team's first World Series victory, which came in 1980 against the Kansas City Royals.
- Saying Goodbye to Tug. // People;1/19/2004, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p60
Discusses the death of Tug McGraw, baseball player and father of country musician Tim McGraw. How Tim helped care for his father as soon as he was diagnosed with brain cancer; Efforts of Tim and his wife Faith Hill to comfort Tug in his final living moments; How Tug played for the New York Mets...
- NAL Cancels Reissue of 'Sisters' Holt, Karen; Kirch, Claire // Publishers Weekly;4/12/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 15, p8
Deals with the move of New American Library to cancel its plans to reissue the novel "Sisters," by Lynne Cheney. Reason for the cancellation; Information on the novel; Reactions to the decision of New American Library.
- Life imitates baseball for McGraw. Kindred, Dave // Sporting News;6/9/2003, Vol. 227 Issue 23, p60
On March 12, 2003, came word that Tug McGraw would have surgery for a malignant brain tumor. In his time as a star relief pitcher for the Mets and Phillies, he had long, blond hair leaping from beneath his cap. Since his chemotherapy and other treatment for cancer, he turned bald. In 19 major...
- WHEN THE STARS CROSS. Fimrite, Ron // Sports Illustrated;08/07/1972, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p14
The article offers updates on professional sports in the U.S. for the week ended August 7, 2010. It notes of the similarities in the baseball and football All-Star Games specifically the performance of such athletes as Tug McGraw of the National League and Craig Morton of the Dallas Cowboys...
- Playing Through the Pain. Lipton, Mike; Haederle, Michael // People;8/30/2004, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p83
This article profiles country singer Tim McGraw. Last January, shortly after his father, former Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets relief pitcher Tug McGraw, succumbed to brain cancer at 59, Tim McGraw showed up to rehearse the album's title track with his band, the Dancehall Doctors. ...
- Faith & Healing. Yu, Ting; Wren, Jennifer; Baker, KC; Daly, Sean; Isackson, Noah; Karon, Paul; Mandel, Susan; Meadows, Bob; Nussbaum, Gail; Redwood, Tina // People;6/16/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 23, p17
"I' m still alive," Tug McGraw told reporters, displaying the unsinkable optimism and quick smile that defined his 19-year pitching career with the Mets and the Phillies. "And I'm supposed to be alive for a long time." For McGraw, 58, who underwent surgery in mid-March 2003 to remove a malignant...
- TAKE MY ADVICE: Tim McGraw. Zimmerman, Mike // Men's Health;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p80
Interviews country-music performer Tim McGraw on fatherhood. Relationship with Tug McGraw; Recognition of abilities of being a father; Changes brought about by fatherhood.