The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball: An All-Star Lineup Celebrates America's National Pastime

The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball: An All-Star Lineup Celebrates America's National Pastime

John Thorn / Oct 14, 2019

The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball An All Star Lineup Celebrates America s National Pastime Batters up Here are the heavy hitters of baseball writing and reporting the raconteurs and the players of America s favorite game all in one big entertaining volume that no fan can do without The f

  • Title: The Complete Armchair Book of Baseball: An All-Star Lineup Celebrates America's National Pastime
  • Author: John Thorn
  • ISBN: 9781578660049
  • Page: 200
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Batters up Here are the heavy hitters of baseball writing and reporting, the raconteurs and the players of America s favorite game, all in one big, entertaining volume that no fan can do without The featured luminaries include Zane Grey, Ring Lardner, Damon Runyan, W.P Kinsella, Red Smith, Tim McCarver, Pete Rose, and George Will, and they all weigh in with wit and an oBatters up Here are the heavy hitters of baseball writing and reporting, the raconteurs and the players of America s favorite game, all in one big, entertaining volume that no fan can do without The featured luminaries include Zane Grey, Ring Lardner, Damon Runyan, W.P Kinsella, Red Smith, Tim McCarver, Pete Rose, and George Will, and they all weigh in with wit and an obvious love of the sport Many offer a fascinating glimpse into baseball s history, such as Walt Whitman, who reports on a rugged game played even before the Civil War Russell Baker provides lessons on the art of firing, learned at the knee of Mr Steinbrenner An excerpt from Jim Bouton s groundbreaking classic Ball Four examines the sport s unrelenting power over him You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time With these stories and essays, baseball buffs will relive important moments, such as Candy Cummings perfecting the first curve ball, baseball s drawing the color line in 1887, and Bob Carroll s uncovering Nate Colbert s hidden RBI record in 1972.

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    1. I thought it might be good for someone who actually likes baseball to review this book, which I've found marvelous. This particular volume is actually two Armchair books (compiled by John Thorn, one of the sport's premier historians) in one title. Readers will find over 100 entries from some terrific writers. You get the "usual suspects" like Bill James, W.P. Kinsella, Peter Gammons, Roger Angell, Lawrence Ritter and others known for writing about baseball, but there are also pieces from the lik [...]


    2. I'm not reading this so much because I like baseball, but because I don't want to say that I was defeated by anything called the "Armchair Book of [subject]". As joyless as it is compulsive!You know what? I'm going to stop pretending I'm reading this. One of those unwieldy impulse-buy type books of the kind you see on sale at Costco, then buy as a gift for your baseball-loving relative because you have no idea what a chore it will be to actually heave the thing open and read it.



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