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Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball From The Acclaimed Number One Best Selling Authora Riveting Journey Through The World Of Minor League Baseball No One Grows Up Playing Baseball Pretending That They Re Pitching Or Hitting In Triple A Chris Schwinden, Triple A Pitcher If You Don T Like It Here, Do A Better Job Ron Johnson, Triple A Manager John Feinstein Gave Readers An Unprecedented View Of The PGA Tour In A Good Walk Spoiled He Opened The Door To An NCAA Basketball Locker Room In His Explosive Best Seller A Season On The Brink Now, Turning His Eye To Our National Pastime, Sports Journalist John Feinstein Explores The Colorful And Mysterious World Of Minor League Baseball A Gateway Through Which All Major League Players Pass In Their Careershoping Never To Return Baseball S Minor Leagues Are A Paradox For Some Players, The Minors Are A Glorious Launching Pad Toward Years Of Fame And Fortune For Others, A Crash Landing Pad When Injury Or Poor Play Forces A Big Leaguer Back To A Life Of Obscure Ballparks And Cramped Buses Instead Of Fenway Park And Plush Charter Planes Focusing Exclusively On The Triple A Level, One Step Beneath Major League Baseball, Feinstein Introduces Listeners To Nine Unique Men Three Pitchers, Three Position Players, Two Managers, And An Umpire Through Their Compelling Stories, Feinstein Pulls Back The Veil On A League That Is Chock Full Of Gifted Baseball Players, Managers, And Umpires Who Are All One Moment Away From Getting Called Up Or Back To The Majors The Stories Are Hard To Believe A First Round Draft Pick And Pitching Ace Who Rocketed To Major League Success Before Finding Himself Suddenly Out Of The Game, Hatching A Presumptuous Plan To Get One Shot At The Mound A Home Run Hitting Former World Series Hero Who Lived The Dream, Then Bounced Among Six Teams Before Facing The Prospects Of An Unceremonious End To His Career A Big League All Star Who, In The Span Of Five Months, Went From Being Completely Out Of Baseball To Becoming A Star In The ALDS, Then Signing A Million Contract And A Well Liked Designated Hitter Who Toiled For Seasons In The Minors A Record He Never Wanted To Set Before Facing His Final, Highly Emotional Chance For A Call Up To The Big Leagues From Raleigh To Pawtucket, From Lehigh Valley To Indianapolis And Beyond, Where Nobody Knows Your Name Gives Listeners An Intimate Look At A Baseball World Not Normally Seen By The Fans John Feinstein Gets To The Heart Of The Human Stories In A Uniquely Compelling Way, Crafting A Masterful Audiobook That Stands Alongside His Very Best Works


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4 thoughts on “Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

  1. says:

    Where Nobody Knows Your Name is an interesting, insightful, informative, if sometimes indistinct and inaccurate, look at a year in Triple A baseball The author focuses on 9 people involved in Triple A baseball in 2012, although we also meet many other people as they come and go This kaleidoscopic approach is colorful, but it also robs the book of focus and perhaps contributes to some of the book s inaccuracies But ther


  2. says:

    This book was not what I expected, but not in a bad way I was expecting a lighthearted, anecdote filled narrative with, frankly, some goofy stuff Instead, what I found was a series of tales of shattered dreams, grit, determination, realism and frustration about a group of men who give everything to the game, most of whom will never see the inside of a major league locker room or, worse, see it for only a few days in thei


  3. says:

    I have never read any of John Feinstein s other works Reading the other reviews it is clear most everyone has, and after reading this book I will get right on it There is a tendency in baseball books other than fact packs like Baseball Prospectus to pick an emotion and stick with it The author has the rare ability to present the facts in an unbiased way that allowed me to develop my own opinions of the subjects two manager


  4. says:

    As I write this review, 2015 Spring Training is about to cometo an end, and with the start of the new season comes theassignments.Some players will be shocked, some will be very disappointed,and some will retire.Such is life, in the Minor Leagues of Baseball.Once the first week of April passes, it becomes all about thecall..A tap on the shoulder, and the words, Skip wants to see you in hisoffice, can cause a player s knees t


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