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Bottom of the Ninth : Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories
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Skillfully edited by John McNally, Bottom of the Ninth: Great Contemporary Baseball Short Stories collects nineteen contemporary baseball short stories from a successful mix of well-established writers, lesser-knowns, and a few up-and-comers. These stories are characterized by the same dramatic elements that draw people to the sport itself--the mythologizing of players, the obsessions and romance of the game, the bonds between players and fans, parents and children. From a key play, a missed catch, a chance lost, these are tales of characters facing high stakes and calls to action, metaphorically and literally, in the bottom of the ninth.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780809325054
  • ISBN-10: 0809325055
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
  • Publish Date: March 2003
  • Dimensions: 8.53 x 5.56 x 0.71 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds
  • Page Count: 264