The Long Season

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Ivan R. Dee, Dec 11, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 276 pages
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The classic inside account of a baseball year by a major league pitcher. It begins, appropriately, with the winter doldrums and "sweating out" a new contract, then follows the author and his family to spring training in Florida and through the full season s schedule to October. "One of the best baseball books ever written. It is probably one of the best American diaries as well." New York Times Book Review. "The greatest baseball book ever written." Jimmy Cannon."

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Book was given to my teenage grandson who said the he enjoyed it. I had read it about 20 years ago. It is the story of professional major league baseball players during the time off the field Read full review


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About the author (2001)

Jim Brosnan pitched in the major leagues for the Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Chicago White Sox, and was a sports commentator for ABC. His books include Pennant Race and Great Baseball Pitchers. He lives in Morton Grove, Illinois, outside of Chicago.

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