Hornsby Hit One Over My Head: A Fans' Oral History of Baseball

Hornsby Hit One Over My Head: A Fans' Oral History of Baseball❮Read❯ ➭ Hornsby Hit One Over My Head: A Fans' Oral History of Baseball Author David Cataneo – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Drawing on the reminiscences of forty five fervent fans this spellbinding oral history celebrates baseball’s powerful hold on our national consciousness from a journalist who remembers his excitemen One Over Kindle Ø Drawing on the reminiscences of forty five fervent fans this spellbinding oral history celebrates baseball’s powerful hold on our national consciousness from a journalist who remembers his excitement when he first saw Jackie Robinson in the majors to a nun who looks back Hornsby Hit MOBI :¼ fondly on her stint Hit One Over My Head: Kindle - at the Texas Rangers’ fantasy camp. A great book for any baseball fan Fans tell their own stories Fans like me who treat baseball like life or religion At one time people could run on the field in Fenway Park for baseballs Ushers tried to get them back but people would pass them down a row to hide them There are stories here about the Negro Leagues and women's leagues One is from a blind man who went to games and listened on the radio Another a nun who played with other nuns And a Japanese man who played in detainment camps in WWII In my life I've witnessed the first Japanese players who are now a big part of major league baseball as well as the first black players One thing that troubles me is that I always hoped to see a woman break into the majors It's difficult now with the softball leagues I may never see it in my lifetime Very enjoyable If you're from a certain vintage you'll flash back on so many things that we did as kids wiffle ball pickle going to the ball park and trying to get autographs listening to the radio when you were supposed to be asleep A fun nostalgiac read A must for a baseball fan of the Baby Boomer era and before A good read with baseball and sports in general

Hornsby Hit One Over My Head: A Fans' Oral History of
  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Hornsby Hit One Over My Head: A Fans' Oral History of Baseball
  • David Cataneo
  • English
  • 11 March 2016
  • 9780156002189