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Posted September 19, 2009
One Win Wonders: A great baseball book!
George Rose has done a WONDERFUL job with this book! He has profiled 50 pitchers between 1930 to the present (out of some 630 throughout the history of baseball) who have recorded ONE career win. That may not sound significant, but sometimes the journey that got that particular player to the major leagues is a story in and of itself. The same may be said for the victory itself, or the story of what happened after the win and the paths these players have taken after baseball.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Aside from baseball, Rose has gone in depth as far as the players' background, or the ups or woes of the team they pitched for, or something about their own family history or hometown. Case in point: there was one story about the Civil War in Newburgh, Indiana. Having family in that area, I had NEVER heard that story before.
Take some time, buy the book, and share it with a baseball fan today!