All baseball fans with an interest both in good reading and the history of the game will enjoy this book.
The author did a magnificent job of researching his subject and all the other historical events that he interweaves in his story.
I just got done reading this again and like most here, I think this book really captures the time period with an engaging story.
Haven't we all wanted to run away when life seems tough? Or wanted to trade our lot for one that appears better? Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jeffrey Swystun
Simply one of the best books I've ever read. If you like history, read it. If you like baseball, read it. If you like adventure, read it.Published 20 days ago by reppeptgs
I had read this book back in the 80s. Was surprised to see it still in print. On of the best histories of baseball I have ever read, and as a bonus, it's in novel form. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lee Sexton
Kinda strange book that toggles back and forth between the modern era and the inception of pro baseball. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Avid Reader
I loved this story. I learned so much about the early days of baseball. It was truly a fun and informative read.Published 4 months ago by MEG
If I Never Get Back is an interesting story. I loved the baseball history with the various ways we used to play. Definitely worth reading if you like baseball.Published 10 months ago by James Strickland
My father (a time travel and baseball literature fan, in that order) first read this book and suggested it to me (a baseball literature and time travel fan, in THAT order). Read morePublished 14 months ago by Zachary Koenig
The book came in the condition it was listed as. I don't think a page has ever been turned and the dust cover is very clean. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Randy Sibbett