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 individuals of the corridor of status, interpreting their childhoods, households, impacts, life-changing occasions, defining moments, and extra. The gamers variety from the superb men to extraordinary characters or even the downright immoral. the writer considers how tragedies can have impacted avid gamers, resembling the capturing of Ty Cobb’s liked father by means of his personal mom, and seeks to give an explanation for the inclinations of others, resembling why the good Rogers Hornsby couldn’t appear to get in addition to 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 booklet is for all enthusiasts who're drawn to greater than only a ballplayer’s statistics.
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Beyond the Ballpark: The Honorable, Immoral, and Eccentric Lives of Baseball Legends by John A. Wood