A Brooklyn Dodgers Reader (Hardback)Andrew Paul Mele (author)
Hardback Published: 30/06/2004
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The Brooklyn Dodgers are one of the most popular and most beloved baseball teams of all time. This book is a collection of essays about the Dodgers, arranged chronologically to give the readers a sense of the team's long history. The essays are a combination of news reports, articles and excerpts from both fiction and non-fiction works, written by some of the best baseball writers of the past sixty years. Among them are James L. Terry (excerpted from Long Before the Dodgers); John Lardner ("The Unbelievable Babe Herman"); Red Barber and Robert Creamer (excerpted from Rhubarb in the Catbird Seat); Harold Parrott (excerpted from The Lords of Baseball and "Owen Drops Third Strike"); Robin Roberts and C. Paul Rogers, III (excerpted from My Life in Baseball); Red Smith ("Erskine Fans 14 Yanks," "Over the River" and "Last Chapter").
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 261 x 183 x 22 mm
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