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By Roger Kahn

Acclaimed baseball author and bestselling writer Roger Kahn supplies us a memoir of his Brooklyn youth, a recollection of a lifestyles in journalism, and a list of private acquaintance with the best ballplayers of a number of eras.

His father had a keenness for the Dodgers; his mother's ardour was once for poetry. someway, younger Roger controlled to mixture either loves in a occupation that encompassed writing approximately activities for the recent York bring in Tribune, activities Illustrated, the Saturday night submit, Esquire, and Time. Kahn remembers the good personalities of a golden era—Leo Durocher, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Jackie Robinson, pink Smith, Dick younger, and lots of more—and remembers the wittiest traces from 40 years in dugouts, press bins, and newsrooms.

Often hilarious, regularly specified approximately motion at the box and stale, stories of summer time is an everlasting vintage approximately how baseball met literature to the good thing about both.

Praise for Roger Kahn:
"As a child, I enjoyed activities first and writing moment, and enjoyed every thing Roger Kahn wrote. As an grownup, i admire writing first and activities moment, and love Roger Kahn even more." —Pulitzer Prize winner, David Maraniss
"He can epitomize a participant with a unmarried swing of the pen." —Time magazine
"Roger Kahn is the simplest baseball author within the business." —Stephen Jay Gould, big apple evaluate of Books
"Kahn has the just about unfair reward of simple, sleek writing." —Boston bring in

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I am not training a basketball team or a track squad. I am dead set against training indoors,” said Yankees manager Joe McCarthy. Some of the few veterans still playing rebelled against trying to play baseball in the midst of a northern winter. Carl Hubbell of the Giants, forty years old, refused to go outside and, according to the Sporting News, did nothing but play Ping-Pong all spring. He still managed to go 11–8 during the regular season, and in 1943—his last season in the majors—he skipped spring training altogether.

Petersburg ST. PETERSBURG’S M R. BASEBALL • 33 could believe it. “I know they’re the Yankees and all that, but they’ve made a mistake or two, too, ya know,” said Casey Stengel, “and in my opinion, moving out of St. Petersburg would be a mistake. ” Save for the war years, when no one traveled, the Yankees had been in St. Petersburg for thirty-five years. No team had ever had a longer association with one community; no one was even close. The next longest running affiliations—the Senators and Orlando, the Tigers and Lakeland, the Cardinals and St.

I am not training a basketball team or a track squad. I am dead set against training indoors,” said Yankees manager Joe McCarthy. Some of the few veterans still playing rebelled against trying to play baseball in the midst of a northern winter. Carl Hubbell of the Giants, forty years old, refused to go outside and, according to the Sporting News, did nothing but play Ping-Pong all spring. He still managed to go 11–8 during the regular season, and in 1943—his last season in the majors—he skipped spring training altogether.

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