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A senior writer at Sports Illustrated, Joe Posnanski has twice been named the Best Sports Columnist in America by the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work at the Kansas City Star. He is the author of The Good Stuff and The Soul of Baseball: A Road Trip Through Buck O'Neil's America, which won the prestigious Casey Award for best baseball book of 2007. His work has also been anthologized in Best American Sports Writing, and he lives with his family in Kansas City, Missouri.
Posnanski, quickly becoming the Frank Deford of his generation, has a very engaging writing style.
"The Machine", Joe Posnanski's book about the 1975 Cincinnati Reds, is a fascinating look at one of the most interesting and greatest teams to ever play the game.
Well, I got this book in the mail today, just finished, reading it and loved it but feel hungry for more.
Joe Posnanski might be one of the most underrated writers on sports that we have, although that's changing for the better. Read morePublished 3 days ago by WDX2BB
This was a book about my childhood team and the players who made baseball come alive. I thoroughly enjoyed the stories and the memories.Published 1 month ago by B. Wyatt
Knew this team well in the '70s...couldn't help hate but admire them at same time. Luved the personal insight into a lot of the individual players I only knew of prior based on... Read morePublished 8 months ago by E. Alton
Wow. Endlessly fascinating. This volume takes the reader back to a different era- out front of as well as behind the scenes of 1970's baseball. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Patrick M. Kunzer
This is a great book! I saw this team play in person and then watched on TV in the World Series. These guys I've now learned more about we're bigger than life to me. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Tom Collins
Touches the surface of a lot of things, looks a little deeper into something's but glosses over most things. Would have liked to had more I depth. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Richard Ice
This was purchased as a gift for a friend. It was in much better condition than I expected and was delivered well packaged and in good shape. Read morePublished 14 months ago by galota
great delivery not read yet
recently in Cincinnati -so will enjoy the machine - super game as well as a hockey game
I love how the author portrayed the team as individuals. We get the personal relationships. This book makes you feel as though you were there in the clubhouse with the Reds. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Parker