The Annotated Baseball Stories of Ring W. Lardner, 1914-1919
24 short stories, including the classic You Know Me Al collection, appear together in this annotated and copiously illustrated edition. Most of the stories describe real teams, real players, and real situations, and the annotation identifies the many references to the real world of early major league baseball that Lardner covered as a reporter. Includes 111 illustrations of ball players, teams, ball parks, newspaper items, and other memorabilia of one of the most fascinating and eventful eras in baseball history.
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THE ANNOTATED BASEBALL STORIES OF RING W. LARDNER, 1914-1919User Review - Kirkus
First-rate compendium of baseball fiction by Ring Lardner, often featuring fictional players among real ones on real teams: an annotated edition, ten years in the making, that deserves high praise for ... Read full review
The annotated baseball stories of Ring W. Lardner, 1914-1919User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Hilton (Eastland: Legend of the Titanic, Stanford Univ. Pr., 1994), a baseball fan since 1936, has assembled an annotated edition of Lardner's fine baseball stories. Lardner, a sportswriter who turned ... Read full review