Baseball's Greatest Quotations Rev. Ed.: An Illustrated Treasury of Baseball Quotations and Historical Lore
Paul DicksonISBN: 0061260592;
Baseball has always had its share of colorful characters, and over the years they have expressed themselves in eminently quotable ways. In this treasury of more than 5,000 quotations, noted baseball writer and observer Paul Dickson has captured the flavo of the game, in the words of its most important participants and onlookers. They are all here—from Aaron (Estella, Hank's mother) to Zoldack ("Sad Sack" Sam), and everyone in between. From the players, sportswriters, and politicians to noted personalites in other fields (a very diverse group, including, for instance, Tiger Woods, Virginia Woolf, and Bob Dylan), everyone has his or her say on our nation's pastime. Dickson skillfully selects and annotates each remark, presenting the good, the bad, and th ugly of baseball lore. One unique feature of this revised edition is the inclusion of pull-out sections featuring quotations by and about many of the game's most quotable characters. Included are extended lessons in Stengelese,...
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