Baseball & the Game of Life: Stories for the Thinking Fan

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Vintage Books, 1990 - Baseball stories, American. - 212 pages
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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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Too *L*iterary for sports nuts, too much baseball for the *T*wittery. Imo. Read full review


McDuff on the Mound Robert Coover
The Zodiacs Jay Neugeboren
Lumpy Drobot Designated Hitter W P Kinsella

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About the author (1990)

Peter C. Bjarkman writes extensively about baseball, basketball, and travel-related topics. He has published two previous books on Cuban baseball, plus a history of baseball in Latin America and more than three dozen other titles treating Major League Baseball, NBA basketball, and NCAA basketball. His recent work includes team history encyclopedias on the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Celtics, and New York Knicks.

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