Overall this book should be read by any fan of baseball.
Dawidoff has edited a literary anthology which, in my opinion, is the best single collection of writing about baseball as has yet been published.
This book is the book to have if you once played, have been a fan of, or have fallen in love with the greatest game known to man--baseball.
This was a required text for a class, however I would buy it anyway. It's a delight to read, varied in the chosen authors. Read morePublished 1 month ago by SophieB.
This anthology has every bit of good writing on the sport of baseball a true fan could want. A must for a literature or baseball enthusiast.Published 7 months ago by Drunk at Ten Hundred
The book was a gift to my grandson. I suppose he is better at sports than he is at reading since he has never commented on the book.Published 9 months ago by A. Calhoun
enjoying reading this book, definitely would recommend to baseball enthusists. Well worth the cost, and guaranteed a book i will go back to again and again to read and re-read, and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by SM Anderson
very large book that tells all about scouting. about the men before you and differnt levels of scouting for youPublished 18 months ago by Terry
This is a fine anthology of baseball writing that stretches across the entire history of baseball, from the end of the 19th century to the end of the 20th century. Read morePublished on May 1, 2011 by C.P.M.
A wonderful melding of good writing and baseball. Each selection produces an appreciation of the writer and the subject. Read morePublished on December 6, 2009 by ironworks
This is not the quality binding you would expect from Library of America! I have not yet read this book but I have my copy here in my hand. Read morePublished on July 8, 2002 by Ted Ficklen