I did not know much details about Tris Speaker, so from that perspective this book worked for me. However, it did tend to jump around a lot From decade to decade, early career to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by William Lester
A very well written biography of a complex and talented baseball player from the "deal ball era. Read morePublished 4 months ago by dmichael
It's easy to have a great deal of admiration for writers/historians like Timothy M. Gay.
Gay looked over the greats of baseball history and noticed that there hadn't... Read more
This book takes a look at the up and down life of one of baseball's earliest superstars. Speaker still holds records today and played with such skill that rules had to be changed... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Josh H.
Tris Speaker might be the best baseball player that you've never heard of. He was a great hitter and was regarded by his contemporaries as the finest CF ever. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Benjamin Meyer
My husband enjoyed reading it. (I wish it had come with the dust cover, though.) It is a nice clean copy.Published 22 months ago by M. Matthews
Solid, but with a few glaring factual errors (Matty didn't win 383 games!). The best parts of this book actually deal with the widespread gambling scandlas that occured in the... Read morePublished on September 13, 2012 by J. E. BORNSTEIN
Despite being reasonable well-read in baseball history, Tris Speaker has mostly just been a name (way up high) on lists to me previous to Gay's terrific biography here. Read morePublished on August 19, 2012 by J. Hundley
All too forgotten in the annals of baseball history, this book hopes to bring the greatness of Tris Speaker to a new generation. Read morePublished on August 1, 2012 by Section36