Fantasyland: A Sportswriter's Obsessive Bid to Win the World's Most Ruthless Fantasy Baseball League
Every spring, millions of Americans prepare to take part in one of the oddest, most obsessive, and most engrossing rituals in the sports pantheon: Rotisserie baseball, a fantasy game where armchair fans match wits by building their own teams. In 2004, Sam Walker, a sports columnist for the Wall Street Journal, decided to explore this phenomenon by talking his way into Tout Wars, a league reserved for the nation?s top experts. The result is one of the most sheerly entertaining sports books in years and a matchless look into the heart and soul of our national pastime.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ralphmalph - LibraryThing
Very interesting book with great insight into the real competive side of Fantasy Baseball. As someone who loves baseball and loves fantasy baseball I was engaged from page 1 of the book. The only negative to the book was when I got done reading I couldn't join the league and try my skills! Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rayski - LibraryThing
A sportswriter for the Wall Street Journal takes a year off to play Rotisserie Baseball against a league of fantasy experts. From scouting players in December to trying to convince managers and GMs to ... Read full review