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Men at Work : The Craft of Baseball
by George F. Will




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#1 New York Times Bestseller

A delightful look at all the little things that make major league baseball a subtle spectacle. --Seattle Times

In his classic tribute to America's pastime, political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F. Will travels from the baseball field to the dugout to the locker room to get to the root of the game we all love. He breaks down the sport to its four basic components, managing, pitching, hitting, and fielding, and analyzes the way four of its notables, manager Tony La Russa, pitcher Orel Hershiser, outfielder Tony Gwynn, and shortstop Cal Ripken Jr., approach the game. One of the most acclaimed sports books ever written, Men at Work is a revelatory, and often surprising, study of professional baseball.

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Overview

#1 New York Times Bestseller

A delightful look at all the little things that make major league baseball a subtle spectacle. --Seattle Times

In his classic tribute to America's pastime, political commentator, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and lifelong sports enthusiast George F. Will travels from the baseball field to the dugout to the locker room to get to the root of the game we all love. He breaks down the sport to its four basic components, managing, pitching, hitting, and fielding, and analyzes the way four of its notables, manager Tony La Russa, pitcher Orel Hershiser, outfielder Tony Gwynn, and shortstop Cal Ripken Jr., approach the game. One of the most acclaimed sports books ever written, Men at Work is a revelatory, and often surprising, study of professional baseball.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780061999819
  • ISBN-10: 0061999814
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: April 2010
  • Page Count: 400
  • Dimensions: 8.12 x 5.36 x 0.95 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.68 pounds


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