Baseball & the game of life: stories for the thinking fan
A marvelously diverse and literate collection of baseball stories--including works by Robert Coover, W.P. Kinsella, and Jay Neugeboren--that use the "boy's game played by grown men" as a vehicle for exploring virtually every aspect of the human condition.
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McDuff on the Mound Robert Coover
The Zodiacs Jay Neugeboren
Lumpy Drobot Designated Hitter W P Kinsella
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