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Fantasyland : A Sportswriter's Obsessive Bid to Win the World's Most Ruthless Fantasy Baseball League
by Sam Walker




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Every spring, millions of Americans prepare to take part in one of the oddest, most obsessive, and most engrossing rituals in the sports pantheon: Rotisserie baseball, a fantasy game where armchair fans match wits by building their own teams. In 2004, Sam Walker, a sports columnist for the Wall Street Journal, decided to explore this phenomenon by talking his way into Tout Wars, a league reserved for the nation's top experts. The result is one of the most sheerly entertaining sports books in years and a matchless look into the heart and soul of our national pastime.

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Overview

Every spring, millions of Americans prepare to take part in one of the oddest, most obsessive, and most engrossing rituals in the sports pantheon: Rotisserie baseball, a fantasy game where armchair fans match wits by building their own teams. In 2004, Sam Walker, a sports columnist for the Wall Street Journal, decided to explore this phenomenon by talking his way into Tout Wars, a league reserved for the nation's top experts. The result is one of the most sheerly entertaining sports books in years and a matchless look into the heart and soul of our national pastime.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780143038436
  • ISBN-10: 0143038435
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publish Date: March 2007
  • Page Count: 354
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.47 x 5.49 x 0.82 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.77 pounds


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