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Season Ticket, A Baseball Companion

Roger Angell

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ISBN 10: 0395381657 / ISBN 13: 9780395381656
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, MA, 1988
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Season Ticket, A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell. Published by Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, MA, 1988. 1st Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo. Condition: V-Fine in Fine DJ. 406 Pgs. ISBN 0395381657. LCCN 87-29399. The material in this book first appeared in The New Yorker, some of it in different form. Description text copyright 2000 BooksForComfort. Item ID 1699. Bookseller Inventory # 1699

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Title: Season Ticket, A Baseball Companion

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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Offering a unique perspective on the ins and out of baseball, the author examines in detail the job of the catcher, pitchers' strategies, and the intricate play of infielders, discussing the best players of the past five seasons and their greatest moments

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In this chronicle of seasons from 1982 to 1987, the incomparable Angell (The Summer Game, Five Seasons and Late Innings) combines 19 of his New Yorker articles to tell about several principal events and developments in recent baseball history. Here is superlative clubhouse, field, dugout and even spring-training reportage that not only describes the stars of our timeBoggs, Brett, Gooden, Hernandez, Mattingly, Rose, Seaver and Valenzuela among thembut also examines in detail (based on extensive conversations with the leading practitioners) the intricacies of catching, infield play and pitching, the problems of running a club and the mysteries of managing, and the appeal of baseball's hall of fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Here too are vivid accounts of the rise and fall of the Cubs, the decline of Buck Weaver and his Orioles, the sudden ascent of Sparky Anderson's Tigers, and the amazing 1986 play-offs that led to the fantastic Mets-Red Sox world series. Once again, Angell affirms that he is the bard of the diamonda must for fans.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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