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The Long Season

Jim Brosnan, Jim Brosnan (Preface by)


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The classic inside account of a baseball year by a major league pitcher. It begins, appropriately, with the winter doldrums and "sweating out" a new contract, then follows the author and his family to spring training in Florida and through the full season's schedule to October. "One of the best baseball books ever written. It is probably one of the best American diaries as well." New York Times Book Review. "The greatest baseball book ever written." Jimmy Cannon.

Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 9781566634182, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 11, 2001

About the Author

Jim Brosnan pitched in the major leagues for the Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Chicago White Sox, and was a sports commentator for ABC. His books include Pennant Race and Great Baseball Pitchers. He lives in Morton Grove, Illinois, outside of Chicago.