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The best Dodgers book in recent memory,
This review is from: 100 Things Dodgers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (100 Things...Fans Should Know) (Paperback)
Outside of perhaps Jim Murray, there has never been anyone who thought about the Dodgers more perceptively or wrote about them more gracefully than Jon Weisman. The cult following from his Dodger Thoughts blog will certainly be drawn to this book, but so will more casual Dodger fans and even non-Dodger fans who just enjoy reading well-written baseball history.
Newer fans will find a treasure trove of fantastic essays in here, each of them carefully crafted, and even those (like me) who fancy themselves Dodger experts will find out things they never knew. The dominance of Eric Gagne, the coolness of Russell Martin, the heartbreak of Pete Reiser, the joy of Fernando Valenzuela -- they're all here, and so are the more obscure stories. You even get tips on what to buy at the Dodger Stadium concession stand and which restaurants to eat at after the game. This is good stuff, and not to be missed.