Men at work: the craft of baseball

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Macmillan, 1990 - Sports & Recreation - 353 pages
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Will examines four of the most "professional" men in baseball today and shows that the special pleasures of the game are perfectly represented by each of them--as they approach the game with the same obsessive attention to detail as any fine craftsman.

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Who would have thought one of the coolest, oddest baseball books ever written would be authored by a super-conservative Washington Post opinion columnist. At one point Will explains Bill James' theory ... Read full review

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I like books that treat sports as a serious subject. I guess there is always the danger of over intellectualizing the subject but more than any sport I think baseball has many layers that make it more ... Read full review

Contents

The Hard Blue Glow
1
The Pitcher
67
The Batter
161
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, television personality and author George F. Will is one of the most widely read writers in the world, with columns in over 450 newsapers and a biweekly Newsweek column. In addition to the Pulitzer, Will has won the National Headliners Award and a Silurian Award. Five collections of his Newsweek and newspaper columns have been published and he has written numerous other works.

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