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Probably the best baseball history book I have ever read.
Baseball fans who are also fans of baseball history are always on the lookout for books that flesh out familiar stories from the game's past.
Excellent writing style and interesting insertions of non-baseball history make this a great book to add to your library.
This book "Crazy 08" had a really interesting premise to me, to read about one of the craziest years in professional baseball. Read morePublished 8 days ago by B. Adducchio
I bought this as a baseball book, and it is in the best sense. But what I found was a "slice-of-life" for 1908 which I don't think could be surpassed by an analysis of any... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Amit Pieter
This was a great book about the 1908 baseball season. Although it mostly was dedicated toward the National League's crazy pennant race (American League was also crazy), it was a... Read morePublished 4 months ago by CNY Hiking
You will fall in love with baseball again after you read this book. The times were hard and exciting back in the day. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Chuck Whitehead
Any Cubs fan worth his celery salt should read this book. We have so few accomplishments to cherish, yet while most of us know all about Banks, Santo, Sandberg, Grace and Dawson,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Cait Murphy's historical account of the 1908 baseball season is a gem. Her exhaustive research and detailed accounts of the pennant race between the NY Giants and Chicago Cubs... Read morePublished 8 months ago by P. Bayer
This is a truly great book. Even non-sports fans will enjoy the evocation of a different era. This is about sports and about history.Published 9 months ago by B Christine Eberly
Baseball book been very very good to me book has nice cover and words about baseball have been very very good to mePublished 9 months ago by John E. Frook
I really enjoyed this story about the 1908 baseball season, when the players were really bigger than life. This is a good light-hearted read about an exciting pennant race.Published 10 months ago by An American Reader in New Zealand