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Sweet Lou: Lou Piniella a Life in Baseball Hardcover – March 1, 2009
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Lou Piniella to WGN's Steve Cochran on his goal of leading the Chicago Cubs to a world championship
From the Inside Flap
Sweet Lou brings the story of one of baseball's most intriguing managers to life, relives history with the players who created it, and explores the heartbreaks, successes, and colorful cast of people that have forged Piniella into the gifted competitor he is today. Stories of Billy Martin, Reggie Jackson, George Steinbrenner, Marge Schott, Rob Dibble, Alex Rodriguez, Ben Grieve, Kosuke Fukudome, and many more underscore Piniella's true passion for the sport.
Top Customer Reviews
This book was broken up by different phases of his career, mainly his stops on different teams. I was able to get a great picture of who he was and how seriously he treated his job. There is no wonder why he was successful wherever he went.
My only complaint was that certain parts were drawn out as I feel they could have been condensed into shorter chapters.
I highly recommend this book to any baseball fans who enjoy a good biographical portrait. Sweet Lou is definitely one that deserves our attention and acknowledgment.