McCormick, Wilfred (1903-1983)
The Wilfred McCormick collection primarily consists of manuscripts (drafts) and printed material (proofs) for books by McCormick. In many cases, the papers only include drafts or proofs, not both.

Titles include The Three-Two Pitch (Putnam, 1948); Fielder's Choice (Putnam, 1949); Bases Loaded (Putnam, 1950); Rambling Halfback (Putnam, 1950); Grand Slam Homer (Putnam, 1951); Quick Kick (Putnam, 1951); Eagle Scout (Putnam, 1952); First and Ten (Putnam, 1952); the Man on the Bench (David McKay, 1955); The Captive Coach (David McKay, 1956); The Bigger Game (David McKay, 1958); The Big Ninth (Putnam, 1958); The Hot Corner (David McKay, 1958); Five Yard to Glory (David McKay, 1959); The Last Putout (Putnam, 1959); the Proud Champions (David McKay, 1959); Too Many Forwards (David McKay, 1960); The Automatic Strike (David McKay, 1960); The Double Steal (David McKay, 1961); The Man in Motion (David McKay, 1961); The Five-Man Break (David McKay, 1962); Home Run Harvest (David McKay, 1962); Rough Stuff (David McKay, 1963); The Two-One-Two Attack (David McKay, 1963); The Long Pitcher (Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1964); The Pro Toughback (Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1964); The Right End Option (David McKay, 1964); The Go-Ahead Runner (David McKay, 1965); Seven in Front (David McKay, 1965); Wild on the Bases (Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965); Touchdown for the Enemy (Putnam, 1965); Tall at the Plate (Bobbs-Merrill, 1966); One Bounce Too Many (Bobbs-Merrill, 1967); The Incomplete Pitcher (Bobbs-Merrill, 1967); Fullback in the Rough (Prentice Hall, 1969); Man on First (David McKay); and Batsman's Bluff (unpublished). Also present is a screenplay adaptation of The Bigger Game, as well as various book and story outlines.
Other material in the collection includes letters between McCormick and Wallace Hanger of G. P. Putnam's Sons (1947-1959); letters from James A. Farley (Chairman of the Board of the Coca-Cola Corp.), Bob Feller, and W. C. Sawyer (Director of the National Americanism Commission); copies of legal agreements between McCormick and his publishers (1947 and 1955); reviews and advertisements regarding The Three-Two Pitch; book covers, photocopied maps and pamphlets regarding Pancho Villa; letters to McCormick from an elementary school class; and other items.
Notable Figures
1. McCormick, Wilfred, 1903-1983
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide