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Rob Neyer's book of baseball blunders is sure to please any baseball fan with a sense of history.
Fair enough, this could also be a good book if the opinions were interesting or eye-opening... but they're really not.
I can't knock Neyer for not going into elaborate detail, because that's not really what this book is about.
Stats aficionado Rob Neyer examines bad player trades, foolish manager decisions, and failed draft picks (post-1965) throughout baseball history. Read morePublished on February 2, 2013 by K.A.Goldberg
If Rob Neyer could write, there would be more value to this book, but he never varies the formula throughout this book: He chooses an error (which, to a well-read baseball fan are... Read morePublished on December 18, 2011 by Randal S.
It's not so big. Really. Only 288 pages, and that includes an index.
It's good, though. Quite good. Read more
Neyer brings together in one volume many legendary blunders across the history of Baseball and evaluates on his own their legitimacy. Neyer is a master at this analysis. Read morePublished on September 2, 2011 by Robin Gipson
What I really enjoyed about this book is that it was all in bite size chunks. It reads like a collection of columns from a website or magazine. Read morePublished on March 23, 2010 by Patrick M. Carroll
Again, Amazon comes through for me when I don't want to spend too much, but want the item. This arrived quickly and in great shape - thanks again AmazonPublished on February 1, 2010 by Patti J. Syverson
I'm a huge Rob Neyer fan. I've read almost every (free) column he's published on the Internet since 1997, and I've read most of his books (and plan to buy and read ALL of them,... Read morePublished on February 13, 2009 by ERIC M HUYNH
Gave to a baseball lover as part of a birthday present and he loved it as he glanced through the pages - he was really anxiouss to read it!!Published on October 2, 2008 by Rita Ward
Some really good baseball stuff in this book. Some of the blunders are questionable and I think he wanted to write about them and made it fit into the book. Read morePublished on July 11, 2007 by William Christman