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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 11 days ago by Timothy J. Bazzett
Best sports book I have read in a long time. Get it if you like baseball. Quick ship. Good pricePublished 13 days ago by R. Murphy
Expected better language skills from someone so highly educated. Perhaps he thought he should dumb it down for sports fans. I would rather he hadn't. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kristin M. Bergeson
I had high hopes for "Odd Man Out" after reading a book review several years back. While I was entertained by McCarthy and his sarcastic style, I wasn't riveted to the book... Read morePublished 4 months ago by btwhite22
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was an incredibly entertaining, all-access account of McCarthy's life in the minor leagues with the rookie league Provo Angels. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Josh H.
Great baseball book about playing in the minors. The author graduated from Yale, but was a good enough pitcher to get drafted.. It's a very funny book.Published 5 months ago by Ira Sacharoff
Many of the key incidents the author describes have turned out to be fabrications. Unfortunately for McCarthy, organized baseball keeps detailed records on where players were... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Lesmok
Easy to read and stories that had me laughing out loud. Very much like other books I've read of the sort (Hayhurst, etc).Published 13 months ago by Bob
Dirk Hayhurst wrote one of the funniest, most telling, intelligent treatises of minor league baseball life I have ever read. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Pugwash