The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream

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Da Capo Press, Apr 28, 2009 - History - 271 pages
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Every summer, in ten small towns across Cape Cod, the finest college baseball players in the country gather in hopes of making it to ?The Show.OCO The hopes are justifiably high: The Cape Cod Baseball L"
 

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Review: The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream

User Review  - Larry Sullivan - Goodreads

Have you ever dreamt of making it in the "bigs"? This book is a great look into one of the last best amateur gateways to playing professional baseball in the MLB. A well researched and witnessed look ... Read full review

Review: The Last Best League: One Summer, One Season, One Dream

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God, I love baseball. Read full review

Contents

Title Page
ONE Chatham
TWO DAntona Arrives
THREE Cold Water
FOUR Legitimate Juice
FIVE One Two Three Disgusting
SEVEN The Universal Soldier
EIGHT Something Like a Family
TEN AllStars
ELEVEN A Hard Ninety
EPILOGUE
Afterword to the Paperback Edition
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Jim Collins is former editor of Yankee magazine, a native New Englander, and a former college baseball player at Dartmouth. To research The Last Best League, he relocated his family from New Hampshire to Chatham, Massachusetts, attended every game, and was given complete insider's access to the team and players. He is an accomplished magazine writer whose work has twice been included in Best American Sportswriting.

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