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Some of the players seemed more like caricatures rather than characters.
This book describes his Yale baseball team and his minor league season, with both the disgust over the conduct of teammates (at times) and his love of the sport.
All in all this is an exceptional baseball book and a very enjoyable and well written read.
Very well done. A lighthearted look. Sometimes thought provoking and very intimate at times look into the minor league baseball world.Published 9 days ago by mlcsjcj4
With 3 feet of snow piled up here in CT, I needed
a baseball book to get my mind off of winter and
on to spring training. This, sorta, did the job. Read more
Minor league baseball is an odd world, filled with young players who are hoping to move up the ladder from Class A to the majors, from small towns to the biggest cities. Read morePublished 2 months ago by WDX2BB
After reading this book, I find it amazing that anyone makes it to the major leagues. Life in the minors is definitely no picnic. Read morePublished 2 months ago by E. Nadolny
My son is going through the draft process. I asked one of the scouts what was the best book on the minor leagues (in which he had played himself), and he said this one. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Baseball life
Read it twice. Enjoyed the journey the second time. Provides good insight into the game and the challenge of playing professionally.Published 4 months ago by bill
Fun little book for a baseball fan with a glimpse into the minor leagues.Published 6 months ago by roberto21admirer
Matt McCarthy's funny, revealing and moving memoir, ODD MAN OUT, is probably the best book about the lower levels of professional baseball since Pat Jordan's classic A False Spring... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Timothy J. Bazzett