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Baseball and men"s lives

the true confessions of a skinny-marink

by Mayer, Robert

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Published by Delta in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mayer, Robert, 1939-,
    • Baseball -- United States -- History.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Mayer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV867 .M39 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination275 p. ;
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1417141M
      ISBN 100385309260
      LC Control Number93026750
      OCLC/WorldCa28423112

        A pro baseball player starts out as a rookie and through much training moves on from rookie to a seasoned veteran. We, too, were rookies when we became new believers and we needed training to be seasoned veterans. Baseball players have the official Rule Book . Baseball, it seems, creates a wider and more diverse spectrum of literature than any other sport. And was no is a look at some of the notable and significant baseball books that were published in the last 12 months. It's not intended as a best-of list and there.

        “Baseball is a curious anomaly in American life. It seems to have been ingrained in people in their childhood. Baseball is, after all, a boy’s game, and children are innocent of evil. So even adults who are prejudiced revert to their childhood when they encounter a baseball player and they react with the purity of little children.”. “All fans of baseball, all fans of a good story, will love this book. — Professor Gordon Wood, Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize winner“This is a beautifully written, meticulously researched story about a bygone baseball era that even die-hard fans will.

      Taken between and , the images in the book give the reader a glimpse into the criminal underworld in Iran, and also the private lives and personalities of these men, some of whom have. This book completes the series of histories of the clubs and players responsible for making baseball the national pastime that began with Base Ball Pioneers, (McFarland ). Forty clubs and hundreds of pioneer players from the first hotbeds of.


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