The author describes growing up baseball-obsessed in the Bronx, describing how the sport has dramatically influenced his life and the lives of other devoted fans.From time to time in succeeding years, while I published other books, I thought about writing a baseball novel. I had devised a format that intrigued me. ... name of a player in the Cincinnati batting order a which, in those days before free agency, remained the same from year to year: Rose, Griffey, Bench, ... There would be twenty-seven short chapters a we would go through the batting order three times.
|Title||:||Notes of a Baseball Dreamer|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2003|