Play Ball: The Life and Troubled Times of Major League Baseball (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Sep 14, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 425 pages
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An inside look at the world of major league baseball draws on interviews with the players, umpires, managers and coaches, owners, and others to discuss behind-the-scenes intrigues, financial manipulations, controversies, and personalities.


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Review: Play Ball: The Life and Troubled Times of Major League Baseball

User Review  - Dennis Madden - Goodreads

Dated but revived momeries of my childhood. And events i missed Read full review

Review: Play Ball: The Life and Troubled Times of Major League Baseball

User Review  - Kareem - Goodreads

Always have been a fan of Feinstein's books. Haven't read any of his newest ones in a while however. Just finished re-reading this one. A great look into a baseball season and what the players ... Read full review

Contents

21THE MEDIA
22NEW KIDSON THE BLOCK
PART IVDOG DAYS
23VIEW FROM THEBASEMENT II
24THE As
25FATHERS SONSAND EXPOS
26DOG DAYSIN THE DOME
27TALE OF TWOBOROUGHS

6VOICES
7SENIOR AND JUNIOR
PART IIPLAYINGFOR REAL
8BEGINNINGS
9THE TRIBE
10THE ATLANTA FOUR
11LEYLAND AND LARUSSA
12EARLY RETURNS
13THE CRASH OF 92
14HAVING THENECESSITIES
PART IIISUMMER INTHE CITIES
15RACES
16THE COMMISH
17BUDDY ANDTHE BREWERS
18VIEW FROMTHE BASEMENT
19UMPS
20MASCOTS
28HOLDING THE FORT
29WEEKENDIN CHICAGO
30VOICES††AGAIN
31RUNAWAY?
PART VSEPTEMBER††FINALLY
32WHEELINGAND DEALING II
33CALIFORNIADREAMING††ORSCREAMING
34THREETHOUSAND HITSAND ONE RACE
35RETURNTO CLEVELAND
PART VIOCTOBER
36THE PLAYOFFS
37THE WORLD SERIES
DECEMBER 61992††730 PMLOUISVILLEKENTUCKY
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ALSO BY JOHN FEINSTEIN
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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About the author (2011)

John Feinstein is the author of many bestselling books, including "A Good Walk Spoiled "and "One on One." He writes for the "Washington Post" and "Golf Digest" and is a regular contributor to the Golf Channel.

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