Baseball fans can't go wrong in reading this light hearted gem of a fan diary.
I became a fan of the Dodgers back in 1981 when they beat the Yankees in the World Series, which was also Fernando Valenzuela's rookie year.
Haddad has a light touch and great sense of humor and the period he writes about is rich and fascinating.
good book I remember many of the dodger players as well as other players mentioned in the book. Brought back a lot of childhood memories.Published 7 months ago by Rob Nelson
When it comes to "classics" regarding the Dodgers, more often than not, they're books focused on the Brooklyn Dodgers or perhaps a coffee table edition that spans the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Andrew Carlo
If there is any book that will bring back memories of being a kid again Paul Haddad's "High Fives, Pennant Drives, and Fernandomania" is the book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Robert Weingartner
a terrific journey into the past of the great years in Dodger history thru a rabid fans eyes! a great read , and a trip back in time for any loyal dodger fan!Published 11 months ago by dustin mudd
A LOST ERA
Ah yes, back when baseball had CHARACTER. The Dodgers were the talk of baseball back then, along with the Reds and Yankees. Read more
The Dodgers of teh late '70s and early '80s was fun to watch. The cast of characters was across the board with the crazy Jay Johnstone, fiery Davey Lopes, aloof Steve garvey, wild... Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. Smith
This is a great read for the Dodger fans in your life. There's an immediacy to the writing, as if you're experiencing the O'Malley years in real time. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Chad
Perfect summer reading. Well written and filled with nostalgia in the best way. Super pleasant diversion and highly reccommended. Read morePublished on June 20, 2012 by Jeffrey D Ford
As a Red Sox fan this is hard to write but I live in LAand love baseball and quite frankly Dodger stadium. This is a great read. Loved it. Read morePublished on June 14, 2012 by Manny