Summary: ''A rich concoction of narrative, essays, and photos [that] dazzles the eye ... In so many ways you are reminded that rooting for baseball is like breathing.'' -- Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times ''Stirring and reflective ... A beautiful book that stands on its own in any league.'' -- David E. Jones, Chicago Tribune ''Glorious nuggets are set amid the clear, warm narrative and hundreds of classic images ... Highest marks for browseability, but the true reward comes f ...show morerom the longer essays by folks still smitten by the game.'' -- Jerry Shriver, USA Today ''A big book, generous in size as well as scope ... There are splendid pictures [and] there are words, rollicking reams of them. And the stories, Lord, the stories!'' -- Dick Roraback, Los Angeles Times ''To capture the history of baseball, especially in hundreds of photographs that are the wonder and glory of this book, is to plumb a memorial register so deep that no fan open to the emotional power of the game can fail to react.'' -- Michael Seidel, New York Newsday ...show lessEdition/Copyright: REV 11
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