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by Louis Rubin
Author: Louis Rubin
Publisher: The Lyons Press; 1st edition (January 1, 2004)
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Leave it to that eminent philosopher Yogi Berra to put the national pastime in perspective: "It ain't like football," he once noted. You can't make up no trick plays. Maybe it's just that physical straightforwardness that has led to so much written and verbal razzle-dazzle on the game. Yogi's is just one of the many stellar observations collected in The Quotable Baseball Fanatic. The Quotable Baseball Fanatic. This is a great collection of baseball quotes compiled by Rubin who has been a lifelong baseball fan and founder and director of Algonquin Books. He was a professor of literature for forty years.
Louis D. Rubin, Jr. put together a wonderful collection of quotes from every spectrum of the baseball world . If I had to rate this book on a scale from one to five - it would be a ten! The Quotable Baseball Fanatic was AWESOME! Baseball Fan's delight. Published by Thriftbooks. put together a wonderful collection of quotes from every spectrum of the baseball world; and from every generation. Any fan of the game who appreciates its rich history, will cherish having this book in their personal library. com User, 19 years ago.
Guggenheim fellow, 1958-1959, fellow American Council Learned Socs. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow Southern Writers (chancellor 1991-1993); member Society Study Southern Literature (president 1975-1976), Phi Beta Kappa.
The contributors include such greats as Henry Aaron ( The pitcher only had a ball, I had a bat ), Casey Stengel ( I been in the game a hundred years, but I see new ways to lose I never knew existed before ), and of course, the inimitable Yogi Berra ( It ain’t like football. You can’t make up no trick plays ). It’s a great gift for baseball fans everywhere.
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Has a baseball team ever meant so much to a city's identity as the Dodgers meant to Brooklyn? Though overly sentimental in parts (if perhaps understandably so), Kahn's part-memoir, part-elegy remains the classic.
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If you like baseball books, in depth analysis and have a keen interest in the history of the game. Bill James' revision to his classic historical abstract weighs in at a hefty 1000 pages and a big price tag. But it's worth it. You really get two books
If you like baseball books, in depth analysis and have a keen interest in the history of the game. You really get two books. Book I: A decade-by-decade look at the game. As James says in his preface, he's not trying to give times and dates. Each section gives the reader a feel for what baseball was like in that decade - who the popular players were, how they played, where they played.