[[ Epub ]] ❦ LONG SEASON Autor Jim Brosnan – Islecook.co.uk

LONG SEASON The Classic Inside Account Of A Baseball Year By A Major League Pitcher It Begins, Appropriately, With The Winter Doldrums And Sweating Out A New Contract, Then Follows The Author And His Family To Spring Training In Florida And Through The Full Season S Schedule To October One Of The Best Baseball Books Ever Written It Is Probably One Of The Best American Diaries As Well New York Times Book Review


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6 thoughts on “LONG SEASON

  1. says:

    The best memoir by an active player ever Yes, better than Ball Four Brosnan describes everyday baseball that played by a decent but by no means exceptional pitcher, playing for a decent but by no means exceptional team This is what it was like to play the game for a living 45 years ago for 70% of the guys drawing a paycheck Of course, Brosnan also let us share the experience of being in a position to win in his almost


  2. says:

    The Long Season has been regarded as a pioneering work of sports non fiction since its publication in 1960 Authored by the late Jim Brosnan, a major league baseball pitcher for the Cubs, Cardinals, Reds and White Sox from 1954 to 1963, The Long Season, is a candid, thoughtful chronicling of a year in the life of a professional athlete.Having been an avid reader of baseball related non fiction since the mid 1960 s, I somehow ha


  3. says:

    This is a first hand account of the 1959 baseball season in the National League by a relief pitcher who played for the Cardinals and the Reds in one baseball season The book starts in spring training and goes until the end of the 1959 season This is baseball before the big TV contracts, free agency, the DH, extended post season playoffs and only eight teams in each league The author describes his daily interaction with his teammates a


  4. says:

    During a June 7, 1991, Cub Dodger game, broadcaster Vin Scully said, Andre Dawson has a bruised knee and is listed as day to day Aren t we all The Long Season does a good job of giving us a feel for the behind the scenes dailiness of baseball It has some of the same kind of charm as the 1956 Mark Harris novel, Bang the Drum Slowly The author was a pitcher and some of my favorite passages allow us to hear the thoughts of a pitcher as he goes a


  5. says:

    Brosnan s book should be read in tandem with his sequel, Pennant Race 1961 He writes in an engaging, often funny style about life, politics and even baseball His books broke the mold and paved the way for a refreshingly genre of sports books, such as Ball Four Jim Bouton , Instant Replay Jerry Kramer , They Call It a Game Bernie Parrish and even fiction such as North Dallas Forty I am too young to remember Brosnan by the time I started collecting ba


  6. says:

    As a baby boomer myself, it was a pleasure to go back to the golden era of baseball to me Brosnan was about the first player to describe day to day events in the life of an average team, with insights into a pitcher s thoughts and strategies, relations with management and front office, and interesting peeks into the family life of a 50s athlete This was the most enjoyable baseball book I ve read since the works of Roger Kahn.


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