The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant (Paperback)
W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393326109, 250pp.
Publication Date: September 17, 2004
List Price: 19.95*
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Baseball lovers everywhere can identify with Joe Boyd, a die-hard Washington Senators fan who puts his soul in hock to help them wrest the pennant away from the hated, all-conquering Yankees. Transformed by the sulfurous Mr. Applegate's satanic magic into twenty-two-year-old phenom Joe Hardy, he leads the hapless Senators in a torrid late-season pursuit of the men in pinstripes. Joe has until September 21st before the deal becomes final--and eternal. With the luscious temptress Lola to distract him, he'll have a hell of a time wriggling out of the bargain...