Safe at Home: Confessions of a Baseball Fanatic
In Safe at Home, Alyssa Milano—actress, blogger, and the mind behind the bestselling Touch sports-clothing line—tells the story about her lifelong obsession with baseball, revealing what the game has meant to her and why everyone should take a chance on nine innings. Her baseball story begins in Brooklyn, New York, where her father scorned the Dodgers for abandoning his beloved city. When he and his young daughter later moved out west for a fledgling TV show called Who's the Boss?, Alyssa learned one of the fundamental truths of the game: No matter where you are, no matter how old you are, baseball connects you to your past.
From arguing about the importance of baseball history to criticizing Major League Baseball's response to the steroid scandal, Alyssa brings an intelligent, wry, and entertaining female voice to the world of baseball writing. The end result is a unique and unexpected book that is equal parts memoir, manifesto, and love letter to America's game.
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Review: Safe at Home: Confessions of a Baseball FanaticUser Review - Iris - Goodreads
This book wasn't what I expected... I was thinking more autobiography with a thread of baseball. It was really the reverse, but still a very enjoyable read. I grew up watching baseball with dad, but ... Read full review
Review: Safe at Home: Confessions of a Baseball FanaticUser Review - Carol Storm - Goodreads
This is the freshest, most original book on baseball I have ever read. Alyssa Milano writes with passion, knowledge, emotion and humor about the ways baseball has mattered in her life. If you think ... Read full review
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Cheating Through the ages125
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