I swear this is a book review, just give me a little leeway. Whenever my kids want to pretend we’re all baseball players, they ask me what I am. Am I a first baseman? A catcher? I always say I’m a relief pitcher. “I’m pretty good, but not a big name. Some years I’m really … More Book Review: The Glory of Their Times
I am currently at 887 followers/facebook fans. Huge thanks to old friend, Bill McCarthy, who is posting relentlessy on Facebook for me. The book is called Cobb, by Al Stump. The movie with Tommy Lee Jones is actually about the writer trying to write this book. Here’s the low down. Ty Cobb was insane. Not … More Ty Cobb Stories You Can Tell at Parties
(I read a crapload of baseball books. I’ll try and write a review for the non-baseball-nut.) I enjoyed the hell out of this book. It’s written in a readable, light novel style that has compelling characters and plot. It takes you through the 1964 season, which was the end of the greatest of the Yankees … More Book Review: October 1964 by David Halberstam.