As They See 'em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires (Paperback)
A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires
Scribner Book Company, 9780743294133, 356pp.
Publication Date: March 16, 2010
Praise For As They See 'em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires…
"Bruce Weber's As They See 'Em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires might be the most original piece of reportage on the baseball front in years..." -- BookPage
"A wonderfully detailed look at the craft of umpiring...I never realized what it takes to be an umpire." -- Jim Bouton, author of Ball Four, in The New York Times Book Review.
"Hugely entertaining...makes you see baseball in a whole different way." -- Allen Barra, author of Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee
"Sympathetic, thoughtful, highly engaging...an outstanding book that demands a place on any sports shelf." -- Booklist, starred review
"Irresistible...[an] insightful, richly textured account." -- Publishers Weekly
"Thorough research, crackerjack reporting, pinpoint control." -- Kirkus Reviews