Steven Travers is the author of multiple sports books, including Barry Bonds: Baseball’s Superman and five books in the Triumph/Random House Essentialsports team series. Formerly a columnist for StreetZebra magazine and the San Francisco Examiner, he lives in California.
As an avid baseball fan, and especially of that incredible pennant race of 1962, Travers' book was a breath of proverbial fresh air, as he added insight into exactly what happened... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Michael E. Bolyog
This readable book describes the LA Dodgers and SF Giants in 1962, the two host cities, and occasionally the city (New York) they deserted five years earlier. Read morePublished 12 months ago by K.A.Goldberg
First off, let me say that a number of the negative reviews of this book are going after Mr. Travers for the wrong reasons. Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Eric Paddon
It's been a long time since I stopped reading a book because it was so bad, but that's what happened with this one. Read morePublished on October 22, 2012 by John J. Franco
A very fascinating year in Major League Baseball is let down by this very poor effort at writing about it. Read morePublished on May 21, 2012 by Brian Maitland
IF YOU READ THE OTHER REVIEWS, NOT MANY LIKED THIS BOOK. I LIKED THE PARTS CONCERNING THE WAY THE WEATHER AFFECTED THE GIANTS PLAY AT CANDLESTICK PARK. Read morePublished on May 1, 2010 by COOL JEWEL
Each baseball season has the potential to be special and 1962 was no different. It was the year before JFK's assassination. Read morePublished on July 21, 2009 by Martin L