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“I love this book.” (Ken Burns )
“...brings life to a magical city, an enchanting World Series and the baseball legends who battled for glory.” (Tom Stanton, Casey Award-winning author of The Final Season and Hank Aaron and the Home Run That Changed America )
Bernard A. Weisberger is a distinguished teacher and author of American history. He has been on the faculties of the University of Chicago and the University of Rochester, is a contributing editor of American Heritage for which he wrote a regular column for ten years, has worked on television documentaries with Bill Moyers and Ken Burns, and has published some dozen and a half books as well as numerous articles and reviews. He lives in Evanston, Illinois, with his wife.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
GreAt read. Gets kind of long but if you want the history of this series this is the book for youPublished 3 months ago by Josh Liddle
Very good account of when Chicago's two teams played each other and had the city puffing its chest out about being the capital of baseball... Read morePublished 4 months ago by neil armstrong
This book is great because it not only covers the 1906 series, it discusses the history of professional baseball and the formation of the American and National leaguesPublished 12 months ago by MICHAEL J MCCORMICK
The 1906 World Series was an all Chicago affair pitting Frank "Peerless Leader" Chance's Tinker-Evers-Chance Cubs against Fielder Jones' "Hitless Wonders" White Sox. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Brian Engelhardt
It was a gift for my mother and she loved it thank you so very much she said it was greatPublished on July 31, 2013 by Jason
The book scores big points in painting a real picture of what life was like in Chicago and what ballgames were like at the time. Read morePublished on May 12, 2013 by Brian Maitland
Great book. Highly recommended. A must read for dead ball enthusiasts. I agree with Ken Burns.. Fall in love with the era in one week.Published on February 20, 2013 by Robert Riccardi
This intense look at baseball's first City Series recreates the feel of the game in 1906. Author Bernard Weisberger describes this exciting World Series in the pre-TV, pre-radio... Read morePublished on April 5, 2008 by K.A.Goldberg
Author Bernard Weisberger does a workmanlike job of telling the story of the 1906 World Series when the mighty Chicago Cubs (116 wins) played the Chicago White Sox, the "hitless... Read morePublished on December 22, 2007 by Barry Sparks