Selected Shorts: Baseball

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Acclaimed actors from stage and screen perform tales from the baseball diamond in this newest, three-CD collection of stories from Selected Shorts. Both classic and contemporary works are featured, including a heartwarming piece on some fan habits during a players' strike, by W.P. Kinsella, and a sidesplitting account from T. Coraghessan Boyle of the longest game ever. Many of the readings were recorded during a historic broadcast of the show hosted by the late, beloved baseball commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti....

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Overview

Acclaimed actors from stage and screen perform tales from the baseball diamond in this newest, three-CD collection of stories from Selected Shorts. Both classic and contemporary works are featured, including a heartwarming piece on some fan habits during a players' strike, by W.P. Kinsella, and a sidesplitting account from T. Coraghessan Boyle of the longest game ever. Many of the readings were recorded during a historic broadcast of the show hosted by the late, beloved baseball commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti. From the first pitch to the final out, these short stories are a lively listening experience.

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Best AudioBooks of 2007, AudioFile

"Symphony Space is the angel of the short story."  —Grace Paley, author, The Collected Stories and Begin Again

"Some of the more intelligent short stories in audiobook land are on the yearly release of Selected Shorts by Symphony Space." —Rochelle O'Gorman, audio columnist and reviewer

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Selected Shorts: Baseball includes, among others, works by Roger Angell, T. Coraghessan Boyle, W. P. Kinsella, and John Updike.

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