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For the Love of Baseball free pdf Stefan Fatsis sends his ostunningly perfect, consummately perfect, why-would-anyone-use-anything-else? perfectOCO glove to be restored by the glove designer at Rawlings. Frank Deford makes the case that the baseball cap may be the most universal article of clothing ever designed. Roger Angell considers why it is that pitchers are oso much livelier and more garrulous than hitters.OCO George Plimpton reflects on the slow demotion of aging or slumping players from pitcher to first base, to the outfield. United by the authorsOCO fervent love of the game, each chapter in this book reminds us of the unique role baseball plays in our national history and collective imagination. In addition to the authors mentioned above, the lineup includes: o Kevin Bakero Jeff Greenfieldo Katherine A. Powerso Michael Shapiroo John Thorno Sean Wilentzo And more! Published previously as " Anatomy of Baseball " and " Great Baseball Stories," this wide-ranging collection now includes pieces by A. Bartlett Giamatti, Gay Talese, Matthew McGough, and George Vecsey.

About Professor Lee Gutkind

Lee Gutkind, recognized by "Vanity Fair" as "the Godfather behind creative nonfiction," is the author or editor of more than thirty books and founder and editor of "Creative Nonfiction," the first and largest literary magazine to publish narrative nonfiction exclusively. He is Distinguished Writer in Residence in the Consortium for Science, Policy

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Author : Professor Lee Gutkind
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing
Data Published : 01 August 2014
ISBN : 1632204320
EAN : 9781632204325
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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