30 April 2018

no restrictions

I was asked this week what my choice would be if I could teach anything, and I am thinking about baseball. Perhaps because I visited one of my brothers last weekend, and he took me to Baltimore to see my first Orioles game. Perhaps because I simply love baseball.

The potentials are intriguing.

What's your favorite sports novel?

Reading the Game: Baseball

The Art of Fielding
The Brothers K
The Natural
The Great American Novel
Shoeless Joe
Baseball's Best Short Stories
The Might Have Been
Bang the Drum Slowly
Pafko at the Wall
The Golem's Mighty Swing
The Southpaw
Baseball: a Literary Anthology
The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop.
The Summer Game
The Celebrant
Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series
Two Pioneers How Hank Greenberg and Jackie Robinson Transformed Baseball--and America
The Lords of the Realm
The Empire Strikes Out: How Baseball Sold U.S. Foreign Policy and Promoted the American Way Abroad

Sherri Hoffman's favorite books »

"In a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened."

 ~ Vin Scully
          Announcing Kirk Gibson's pinch-hit, walk-off home run
          in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series.

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