By John A. Wood
In Beyond the Ballpark: The Honorable, Immoral, and kooky Lives of Baseball Legends, John A. Wood looks on the own lives of 50 participants of the corridor of status, studying their childhoods, households, affects, life-changing occasions, defining moments, and extra. The gamers diversity from the magnificent men to weird and wonderful characters or even the downright immoral. the writer considers how tragedies can have impacted gamers, resembling the taking pictures of Ty Cobb’s cherished father by means of his personal mom, and seeks to give an explanation for the inclinations of others, similar to why the nice Rogers Hornsby couldn’t appear to get besides anyone.
By taking a more in-depth examine who the avid gamers have been as males, Beyond the Ballpark captures the essence of those fifty corridor of Famers. together with such names as Cy younger, Walter Johnson, Mickey Mantle, Lou Gehrig, and Babe Ruth, this ebook is for all fanatics who're drawn to greater than only a ballplayer’s statistics.
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