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Baseball and the Game of Life: Stories for the Thinking Fan (15 Stories)

ISBN13: 9780913559154
ISBN: 0913559156
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $25.0
Publisher: Birch Brook Pr
Published Date:
Pages: 232
Average Goodreads rating: 4.09/5

Incisive writing by Stephen Jay Gould, Mark Harris, John Bowman, John Hildebidle, Thomas Altherr, William Humber, John Holway and six others on the game's social value, intellectual roots, mythic underpinnings, baseball astrology, rites of manhood, the demise of the .400 hitter, and more. Extensive bibliography of baseball literature.