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I pitched baseball in college. It paid for my college education. I loved Baseball!
If Vern's own teammates hadn't injured him at their celebration, after winning the 1960... Read more
This is a great book. As a big Yankees fan and an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I wasn't sure if I would like the book when I started reading it. Read morePublished on October 28, 2013 by Eric L. Troff
The Pittsburgh Pirates hadn't been a winning team until they won the World Series in 1960, beating the Yankees, and a significant part of their success that season was due to a... Read morePublished on August 2, 2013 by J. Green
I have followed Vern Law since I was in grade school in the 50's. This book really gets into the details of the 1960 year of the World Series. I am so glad I got a copy.Published on March 18, 2013 by H. Clayson
Loved John Moody's storytelling here. He mixed in his own biography of sorts with the stories of the 1960 Pirates in a way that felt natural and compelling. Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by Jason G. Falls
Ths takes you back to one of the most eventful years in US history. I spent many weekend days sitting in right center field in $1. Read morePublished on October 4, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Moody seems to be more interested in providing his own views on everything from religion to child rearing rather than the 1960 Pirates. Read morePublished on December 15, 2010 by Jack R. Hunter
I was skeptical at first, but when I read the foreword and the commentary, I was intrigued. What a great book! What a great story! Read morePublished on October 8, 2010 by Ray