The Rocket That Fell to Earth

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The Rocket That Fell to Earth

Roger Clemens and the Rage for Baseball Immortality

By Jeff Pearlman

Harper, Hardcover, 9780061724756, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

Description
Pearlman's book develops a stark, unsparing picture of Clemens's life that surpasses anything that's come before. Boston GlobeJeff Pearlman, the New York Times bestselling author of The Bad Guys Won and Boys Will be Boys, now brings us The Rocket That Fell to Earth, an explosive account of the rise and fall of Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees superstar Roger Clemens, arguably the greatest pitcher of all time. Called exceptional by Time magazine, The Rocket That Fell to Earth is a stunning portrait of a sports legend equally loved and loathed by fans and colleagues, his life and his storied career, and his place at the dead center of professional baseball's shocking steroid controversy.


Praise For The Rocket That Fell to Earth

“Bulldog effort, exceptional book.”
-Time magazine

“Pearlman’s book develops a stark, unsparing picture of Clemens’s life that surpasses anything that’s come before.”
-Boston Globe

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