Worth the Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies

Worth the Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies

by Jayson Stark
     
 

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Detailing Philadelphia's long sports drought, this account chronicles the magical postseason run that unleashed a quarter-century of pent-up frustration. For 25 years, the city waited for a team like the 2008 Phillies to come along, and unlike so many Phillies teams that were haunted by the past, this team was inspired by it, by the chance to place

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Detailing Philadelphia's long sports drought, this account chronicles the magical postseason run that unleashed a quarter-century of pent-up frustration. For 25 years, the city waited for a team like the 2008 Phillies to come along, and unlike so many Phillies teams that were haunted by the past, this team was inspired by it, by the chance to place its own inimitable stamp on the franchise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600786556
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Pages:
241
Sales rank:
1,143,363
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Jayson Stark is a senior baseball writer for ESPN.com, where his regular contributions include the "Rumblings and Grumblings" column and the "Useless Information Department," his tilted look inside baseball's numbers and quirks. He was twice named Pennsylvania's sportswriter of the year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He is the author of The Stark Truth: The Most Overrated and Underrated Players in Baseball History.

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