Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy (Paperback)

A Lefty's Legacy

By Jane Leavy

Harper Perennial, 9780061779008, 288pp.

Publication Date: March 16, 2010

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"The incomparable and mysterious Sandy Koufax is revealed.... This is an absorbing book, beautifully written." --Wall Street Journal

"Leavy has hit it out of the park...A lot more than a biography. It's a consideration of how we create our heroes, and how this hero's self perception distinguishes him from nearly every other great athlete in living memory... a remarkably rich portrait." -- Time

The instant New York Times bestseller about the baseball legend and famously reclusive Dodgers' pitcher Sandy Koufax, from award-winning former Washington Post sportswriter Jane Leavy. Sandy Koufax reveals, for the first time, what drove the three-time Cy Young award winner to the pinnacle of baseball and then--just as quickly--into self-imposed exile.



Praise For Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy

“A baseball classic; the first in-depth reporting on the life and career of the Dodger icon…a must read.”
-New York Daily News

“An exhaustively researched study that paints an intriguing portrait of the famously reclusive Dodger pitcher.”
-Sports Illustrated

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