The Bases Were Loaded (And So Was I): Up Close And Personal With The Greatest Names In Sports

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Crown Publishing Group, Apr 26, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
InThe Bases Were Loaded (and So Was I), sportswriter Tom Callahan brings to life the most fascinating—and often least understood—figures in the world of sports. This is the ultimate collection of Callahan’s sports profiles, with subjects ranging from Muhammad Ali to Pete Rose, and Joe Montana to Michael Jordan. Based on decades of sports reporting as well as featuring material original to this book,The Bases Were Loaded (and So Was I)takes athletes we thought we knew and reveals how wrong we often are. This is a rare and surprising work of reportage that will appeal to sports fans and non–sports fans alike.

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For ex-Time magazine and Washington Post sportswriter Callahan, it's not the action or the score that counts; it's the athletes, revealed most candidly in their moments of downtime, inattention and ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

TOM CALLAHAN is a longtime observer of all sports, a former senior writer for Time magazine and columnist for the Washington Post. He is the author of In Search of Tiger. He lives in St. Augustine, Florida.


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