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Out of My League is a classic of sport, the first of George Plimpton's remarkable forays into "participatory" journalism.On an ordinary afternoon in the third-base-line seats at Yankee Stadium, Plimpton hits on what seems an inspired idea - to get on the mound and pitch a few innings to the All Stars of the American and National Leagues. What begins as a fun-filled stunt - for the "average man" to pitch in the Big Leagues - comes to a nearly humiliating end. This honest and hilarious tale features Mickey Mantle, Billy Martin, Willy Mays, Whitey Ford, Ralph Houk, and other baseball greats. (51/2 x 81/4, 160 pages)

Synopsis:

A tale of training, coaching, and finally pitching to some of baseball's greatest.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558212381
Author:
Plimpton, George
Publisher:
The Lyons Press
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Baseball - General
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Anecdotes
Subject:
Plimpton, George
Subject:
Baseball -- Anecdotes.
Edition Number:
First edition
Series Volume:
no. 8, 12, 16
Publication Date:
19931001
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.25x5.39x.49 in. .48 lbs.

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