Benchclearing: Baseball's Greatest Fights and Riots

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A colorful study of violence in major league baseball examines the number lof the benchclearing slug fests, including manager's fights, fan confrontations, clubhouse feuds, beanball wars, and other brawls over the past three decades. Original.

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Admit it you take a certain pleasure in witnessing baseball's embarrassing moments, those melees that bring tussling players, ejections, and tarnished reputations. In Benchclearing, journalist Spike Vrusho places you smack dab in the middle of the greatest and most infamous brawls, fistfights, and pile-on game-stoppers, including those that swept fans along for the ride. These are the stories Major League Baseball would prefer to forget, but fans love to relive. Among the incidents included are:
Red Sox hurler Pedro Martinez’s throw-down of Yankees coach Don Zimmer in the 2003 ALCS
Nolan Ryan's Texas-style whupping of White Sox third baseman Robin Ventura
Juan Marichal’s bat vs. Johnny Roseboro's head-the bloodiest moment in the long history of the Giants-Dodgers rivalry
Fan behavior at its worst, including Chicago's Disco Demolition Night and Cleveland's Ten-Cent Beer Night
An entire chapter devoted to the pugilistic exploits of Yankee legend Billy Martin
Battles involving well-known hotheads from Ty Cobb to Leo Durocher to Roger Clemens
 

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Spike Vrusho was the editor-in-chief of the brilliant but short-lived New York Sports Express. Before that he was a writer for New York Press through the 1990s to 2002. He now lives and writes in Rhinebeck, NY.

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