- 471 Pages
- Released: October 14, 2005
- Originally Released: 2005
- Publisher: McFarland & Company
Description by OLDIES.com:
Each work, chosen with exquisite care by an expert, is analyzed and summarized. Its greatness as baseball literature, its place in the genre, its peculiarities, weaknesses, strengths, how the critics went for it - all are discussed in such a way, with quotations, that reading or browsing Shannon's book is equivalent to absorbing a rich history of the sport.