Great Baseball Stories: Ruminations and Nostalgic Reminiscences on Our National Pastime

Great Baseball Stories: Ruminations and Nostalgic Reminiscences on Our National Pastime

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Great Baseball Stories: Ruminations and Nostalgic Reminiscences on Our National Pastime by Lee Gutkind


Here is a wonderful collection of twenty revealing essays on the national pastime. Featuring contributions from Roger Angell, John Thorn, Frank Deford, George Plimpton, Stefan Fatsis, and others (plus a foreword by the legendary Yogi Berra), the stories are united by the authors’ fervent love of the game.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616086039
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 929,115
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andrew Blauner is the founder of Blauner Books Literary Agency, and editor of the anthologies Coach, Brothers, and Central Park. He lives in Westport, Connecticut.

Lee Gutkind is the founder and editor of the literary journal Creative Nonfiction and a pioneer in the field of narrative nonfiction. Gutkind is also the editor of In Fact and Becoming a Doctor, the author of Almost Human, and has written books about baseball, health care, travel, and technology. A Distinguished Writer in Residence at Arizona State University, he lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Tempe, Arizona.

Yogi Berra is one of the greatest and most enduring legends in American sports.

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