[Herunterladen] ➽ Ten Innings at Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink ➽ Kevin Cook – Islecook.co.uk

Ten Innings at Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink The Dramatic Story Of A Legendary Slugfest Between The Chicago Cubs And The Philadelphia Phillies, Full Of Runs, Hits, And Subplots, At The Tipping Point Of A New Era In Baseball HistoryIt Was A Thursday At Chicago S Wrigley Field, Mostly Sunny With The Wind Blowing Out Nobody Expected An Afternoon Game Between The Philadelphia Phillies And Chicago Cubs On May To Be Much Than A Lazy Early Season Contest Matching Two Teams Heading In Opposite Directions The First Place Phillies And The Cubs, Those Lovable Losers Until They Combined For Thirteen Runs In The First Inning The Craziest Game Ever, One Player Called It And Then The Second Inning Started Ten Innings At Wrigley Is Kevin Cook S Vivid Account Of A Game That Could Only Have Happened At This Ballpark, In This Era, With This Colorful Cast Of Heroes And Heels Hall Of Famers Mike Schmidt And Bruce Sutter, Surly Slugger Dave Kingman, Hustler Pete Rose, Unlucky Bill Buckner, Scarred Vietnam Vet Garry Maddox, Troubled Relief Pitcher Donnie Moore, Clubhouse Jester Tug McGraw, And Two Managers Pulling Out What Was Left Of Their Hair It Was The Highest Scoring Ballgame In A Century, And Much Than That Bringing To Life The Run Up And Aftermath Of A Contest The New York Times Called The Wildest In Modern History, Cook Reveals The Human Stories Behind The Game And How Money, Muscles And Modern Statistics Were About To Change Baseball Forever


5 thoughts on “Ten Innings at Wrigley: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink

  1. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this walk down Memory Lane with the recounting of the amazing Cubs Phillies game of May 17, 1979 There has never been another game like it Several times I laughed out loud because of descriptions of the antics of the teams at that time Kevin Cook has put in the research and ha


  2. says:

    This very good read provides historical background to the Chicago and Philadelphia National League baseball clubs, players coaches profiles of those that participated in the game, an inning by inning account of a relatively inconsequential match up in May 1978 that ended 23 22, and how the game of baseball


  3. says:

    If you told me to read a batter by batter account of a long 1979 baseball game, I usually tell you to kick rocks As a baseball fan and after reading reviews, I decided to give it a try I m glad I did I read the book in two days and was totally engrossed in it The way the author tells the story keeps the reader intere


  4. says:

    Ordered for my brother I read it before I sent it to him.


  5. says:

    Great gift for Fathers Day for a dad that has every single Cubs Book ever made.


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