Wit and Wisdom of Baseball: Single Quotes & Double Talk

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785321934
  • Publisher: Publications International, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Pages: 192

Meet the Author

Saul Wisnia
Saul Wisnia

SAUL WISNIA is a former sports and news correspondent for The Washington Post and feature writer for The Boston Herald who is now a senior publications editor at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He has authored, co-authored or otherwise contributed to numerous books on Boston baseball history, and his essays and articles have also appeared in Sports Illustrated, Red Sox Magazine, and The Boston Globe. He lives 6.78 miles from Fenway Park in Newton, MA.

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A reporter once informed Babe Ruth that his salary was higher than that of the President of the United States, Herbert Hoover. "I know," retorted Babe, "but I had a better year than Hoover."

Ruth's quip is among the many colorful quotes and anecdotes you'll find in Whit & Wisdom of Baseball. Leo Durocher once reasoned: "You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it might rain." And Yogi Berra summed up his philosophy: "In baseball, you don't know nothin."

Adorned with original illustrations, Whit & Wisdom of Baseball will score runs with ball fans everywhere.

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