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

By: Jon Torn

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Sterling: 1997

Seller ID: 9781578660049

ISBN: 1578660041

Condition: Used; Very Good


Sterling. Used; Very Good. Galahad. Hardcover. 2000. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: Very Good. 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 groundbre... View more info