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Leo Durocher (1905–91) spent nearly fifty years in the major leagues as a player and manager. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994. Ed Linn (1922–2000) was the author of seventeen books, including Veeck--As in Wreck.
Read this book years ago, lent it to a friend, never got it back. Wanted to read it again and that gave me an excuse to buy a Kindle too. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Thomas Kilbride
Excellent old school baseball book. Leo Durocher played with Babe Ruth and managed Jackie Robinson and Willie Mays. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sudsmeister
Loved this book. Tells about how baseball was in it's hey day before commercialism took over. If you grew up in those times and can remember what a joy it was to go to the ballpark... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Retired16
It started out a bit slow but then got totally enthralling. His memory for detail is extraordinary. Certainly stood up for his players.Published 11 months ago by C M.
Leo Durocher's personality jumps off the page as he revisits his long career in baseball. This book ranks right up there with "Ball Four" and "The Bronx Zoo" as... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
Nice Guys is a wonderful and honest portrayl of a man who hated to lose. This is the type of man you need on your team--a get in their face kind of guy. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kendra M.
Leo Durocher's "Nice Guys Finish Last" makes my short list as one of the best baseball memoirs of all time. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Manray9