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Full Count: Inside Cuban Baseball - Writing Baseball (Hardback)
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Full Count: Inside Cuban Baseball - Writing Baseball (Hardback)

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Hardback 176 Pages / Published: 30/04/2000
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In this picture of baseball in Cuba, Milton H. Jamail explores the sport's relationship to US baseball. He examines the roots and traditions of baseball on the island, explains why Cubans play such excellent baseball, and analyzes the development of Cuban baseball after the 1959 takeover.

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
ISBN: 9780809323104
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 553 g
Dimensions: 216 x 139 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
" A definitive and loving account of baseball, its history, and the people who play it." -- Rod Beaton, "USA Today"

" Milton Jamail' s "Full Count: Inside Cuban Baseball, "the product of years of research and firsthand reporting, is easily the most exhaustive and detailed look at contemporary Cuban baseball. That isn' t surprising, since Jamail is arguably our country' s leading expert on the topic." -- "Baseball America"

" Nobody understands Cuba' s passion for "be isbol "better than Milton Jamail. Part travelogue, part investigative report, "Full Count "covers all the bases." -- Tim Wendel, author of "Castro' s Curveball "and contributing writer for "USA Today Baseball Weekly "" "
" Jamail' s book is all about baseball and all about the remarkable passion the game arouses in Cuba . . . offering a complete and, at times, devastating picture of the life of a Cuban baseball player." -- "Business Week"
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" Jamail is that rare combination of passionate fan and studious scholar. His book draws on both rich historical sources and the " radio bemba, " the street gossip, to make it a scintillating, informative read." -- "Nine: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture"
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" The story of Cuban baseball is both fascinating and important, and no one could tell it better than Milton Jamail. He is a complete professional with absolute integrity." -- Omar Minaya, Assistant General Manager, New York Mets

" A definitive and loving account of baseball, its history, and the people who play it. " -- Rod Beaton, USA Today

" Milton Jamail ' s Full Count: Inside Cuban Baseball, the product of years of research and firsthand reporting, is easily the most exhaustive and detailed look at contemporary Cuban baseball. That isn ' t surprising, since Jamail is arguably our country ' s leading expert on the topic. " -- Baseball America

" Nobody understands Cuba ' s passion for b e isbol better than Milton Jamail. Part travelogue, part investigative report, Full Count covers all the bases. " -- Tim Wendel, author of Castro ' s Curveball and contributing writer for USA Today Baseball Weekly & nbsp;
" Jamail ' s book is all about baseball and all about the remarkable passion the game arouses in Cuba . . . offering a complete and, at times, devastating picture of the life of a Cuban baseball player. " -- Business Week
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" Jamail is that rare combination of passionate fan and studious scholar. His book draws on both rich historical sources and the " radio bemba, " the street gossip, to make it a scintillating, informative read. " -- Nine: A Journal of Baseball History & Culture
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" The story of Cuban baseball is both fascinating and important, and no one could tell it better than Milton Jamail. He is a complete professional with absolute integrity. " -- Omar Minaya, Assistant General Manager, New York Mets

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