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Any real baseball fan would enjoy this book, but true Cardinal fans will love it.
Ultimately this book is about fathers and sons and I have passed my copy along to my son, Bryan, in hopes tht he finds it as compelling as I did.
So many baseball books, even the good ones, are either overly sentimental, overly technical or an extended game summary.
This is among the best sports books I've read. Leitch has his own voice, one that I think represents all us Gen Xers who do care deeply but can't show it without making a sarcastic... Read morePublished on June 30, 2012 by G. Keener
Will Leitch, a founder of the Deadspin sports blog, tells the tale of going to a baseball game with his father and in the process takes the reader on a few tangential reflections... Read morePublished on April 19, 2012 by William T. Wiggins
Over the course of my life, I have read few sports books that truly capture the essence of being a baseball fan. Read morePublished on April 15, 2012 by Zachary Koenig
As an adult who grew up in the Midwest before moving East for college and staying for adulthood....I was ready to love this book. Funny moments existed (loved the Mr. Read morePublished on April 9, 2012 by little league mom
Great book that details a Cubs/Cardinals game inning by inning. It includes many relatable stories about Will's father, from childhood all the way up to present day. Read morePublished on September 27, 2010 by lcopelan
I purchased these books to share with my two sons. We ARE baseball people and have shared many experiences-playoff games, world series, opening days. Read morePublished on June 5, 2010 by Mighty Mojo