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Ball Four
The Final Pitch
Jim Bouton - 2014-04-01 (first published in 1970)
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The beloved baseball classic now available in paperback, with a new prologue by Jim Bouton When Ball Four was first published in 1970, it hit the sports world like a lightning bolt. Commissioners, executives, and players were shocked. Sportswriters called author Jim Bouton a traitor and "social leper." Commissioner Bowie Kuhn tried to force him to ...
Steve Kim
2019-07-11T02:17:41.000Z
RIP to Jim Bouton. 'Ball Four' is truly an America masterpiece. Reading that book certainly had a great influence on me....      source
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Dark Trade
Lost in Boxing
Donald McRae - 2019-02-26 (first published in 1997)
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Dark Trade: Lost In Boxing, by Donald McRae, award-winning author of eleven non-� ction books and staff writer for the Guardian, is widely considered of one of the best boxing books all time. This is a new edition, released in the United States for the � rst time, that includes a new chapter by the author, plus a stunning cover that features a pain...
Steve Kim
2019-01-25T03:33:04.000Z
RIP to Mr McIlvanney, one of the finest to ever do it. Young boxing scribes, this particular book ( which @cruelestsport blessed me with) is essential to have in your collection, alongside Dark Trade by @donaldgmcrae #boxing      source
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An anthology
Hugh McIlvanney - 1982-01-01
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Steve Kim
2019-01-25T03:33:04.000Z
RIP to Mr McIlvanney, one of the finest to ever do it. Young boxing scribes, this particular book ( which @cruelestsport blessed me with) is essential to have in your collection, alongside Dark Trade by @donaldgmcrae #boxing      source