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Summer of '49


Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam re-creates one of baseball's greatest rivalries--the 1949 Yankees vs. Red Sox. Follow along as the ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000

It's baseball

by mrbillcoach on Jan 28, 2009

I miss David Halberstam and his eye. He sees the ordinary and then reveals the universal and the compelling beneath the surface. One of the things that I think made baseball the "national pastime" was the way it is the canvas upon which we can both live and observe our lives. From the individual ... More


Halberstam knowck it out of the park

by volt on Apr 3, 2007

Simply a great baseball book. Halberstam is one of our best baseball (and otherwise) writers More

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