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The Soul of Baseball

A Road Trip Through Buck O"Neil"s America

by Joe Posnanski

  • 295 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Blacks And Sports,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • People of Color,
  • Sports - Baseball,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Sports,
  • Sports - General,
  • African American baseball players,
  • Biography,
  • Description and travel,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9237855M
    ISBN 100060854030
    ISBN 109780060854034
    OCLC/WorldCa83305847

    Sandlot: “The Soul of Baseball” - William A. Aleshire. This is a story about black sandlot baseball teams and some of their individual team members who played in and around Prince George's County, Maryland. Through photographs, text, personal interviews and newspaper accounts, . About the Sports for the Soul Newsletter The Sports for the Soul newsletter delivers advice and inspiration from the greatest minds in sports to your email inbox. Published once a month, each issue includes an important passage from a book or interview with .

      "In Doc, Donnie, The Kid and Billy Brawl: How the Mets and Yankees Fought for New York’s Baseball Soul Chris Donnelly captures the essence of how entranced both fan bases were, as their respective teams battled at the top of their divisions, as they played meaningful baseball in both Yankee and Shea Stadium through September."—Jerry Milani, Sports Media Report.   the lost soul of the american presidency: the decline into demagoguery and the prospects for renewal By Stephen F. Knott University Press of Kansas, $, pages.

      This is what baseball can do to the soul: it has the ability to make you believe in spite of all other available evidence. My son, John Michael, is 10 years old. We are in the bleachers. When Mike Trout began his baseball season, we should have all known he was going to be one of the all-time greats. Not because of his pure ability, but for a far simpler reason: The Soul of Babe Ruth. For just a little over a decade, Albert Pujols had been the best hitter in .


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