He was the greatest clutch pitcher of all time.
Lacking any real depth or anything new to say about Sandy Koufax, I guess the author decided to pad the book with repeated phrases.
I, like most fans, was well aware of his physical woes, but could never really forgive him for his "early" retirement in "66.
Although there are parts of all of Sandy's life in the book, it seemed to revolve too much around the 1965 World Series. I'm still waiting for a good biography on Sandy.Published on August 25, 2006 by Bookworm
"Koufax", as written by Ed Gruver, is a highly focused book that covers the life and times of this most private man with flair and tact. Read morePublished on July 2, 2003
Sandy Koufax is frequently described as a shy, introverted, and very private man. Perhaps because of this truth, it's hard to really get to know the real man... Read morePublished on June 9, 2003 by Mark Daniels
Koufax was the greatest, he deserves a better book. I suspect that some of the more positive reviews posted are more a reflection of the reviewers' feelings about Koufax, rather... Read morePublished on May 20, 2003 by Tolstoevsky
Sandy Koufax, Pedro Martinez, and Walter Johnson are the three greatest pitchers in history. This book makes a strong case for Koufax as THE greatest. Read morePublished on May 21, 2002 by Flying Scot
If there is anyone out there that don't think that Sandy Koufax is the greatest pitcher that ever lived ask yourself a question. Read morePublished on March 9, 2002
This was a very good in depth life story of the greatest pitcher who ever drew breath. They talk about the early days when Sandy was in high school(Lafayette high) into the 1965... Read morePublished on March 2, 2002
The main thing that comes to mind when I think of this book is three words: boring, boring and BORING! Read morePublished on December 30, 2001
I was one of the 69,000 in attendance who jammed into Yankee Stadium to see Sandy Koufax top Whitey Ford in the World Series opener in 1963 . . . Read morePublished on December 23, 2001 by Blaine Greenfield