I couldn't recommend this book any higher for a true "OLD-SCHOOL" baseball fan!
I grew up hearing a lot about guys like Duke Snider, but to actually read their stories from their point of view gave me a whole new perspective on them.
The most interesting chapter, to me, was the one involving all-time great Brooklyn Dodgers' CenterFielder, Duke Snider.
Great baseball history that we'd all do well to remember or learn about and hope sports can return to a time when money doesn't play such a central and often corrupting role.Published 4 days ago by Rose M. Etheridge
That the 1950s and 60s were an era of remarkable change in this country is a statement nearly as old as anyone reading this essay. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Them
A good book--at times difficult to read (Fay Vincent just turned on the tape recorder and let it roll), loaded with fond memories of players from before professional baseball... Read morePublished 12 months ago by A. Rader
I enjoyed this book so much. Each oral history by one of the greats told countless stories of how they played against the others. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Glenn D. Robinson
Our son in law is a baseball nut but not really old enough to have seen or appreciated the players in this book. Now he will!Published 16 months ago by Christine Richards
Loved the title. I've been reading through Fay Vincent's baseball history stories. Very interesting and this is one of my favorites. Read morePublished 16 months ago by thayer
This book is basically a compilation of interviews that Vincent did with baseball starts of the 1950s and 1960s. Nothing more, nothing less. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Andrew W.
Any time you get to read about former baseball greats talk about the game and things they experienced is always going to be a good read for any baseball fan. Read morePublished on January 13, 2013 by Yankee4Life