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Who's on Worst?: The Lousiest Players, Biggest Cheaters, Saddest Goats and Other Antiheroes in Baseball History

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ISBN13: 9780307950413
ISBN10: 0307950417
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Who were the best ballplayers of all time? It's an endless question, but here's something much more fun: Who was the worst of all time? Who was the lousiest pitcher? The biggest goat? The most despicable owner? The most over-paid bum?

Finally, Filip Bondy answers these questions, wielding his own brand of formidable research, advanced sabermetrics and considerable wit to provide this indispensable guide to the less glorious side of our national pastime. Each chapter is filled with rich and colorful stories about the players unfortunate enough to be chosen in each category--like "Too Fat to Bat" or "Anyone Seen My Mitt." So welcome to the Hall of Shame. It's awesome.

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About the Author

Filip Bondy is a sports columnist for the Daily News, where he has worked since 1993. He has been cited as one of the top ten sports columnists in America by the Associated Press Sports Editors. Over the years, his articles have appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, GQ, and the Village Voice. He has also authored or co-authored six books, including Tip Off: How the 1984 NBA Draft Changed Basketball Forever and Chasing the Game: American and the World Cup.

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Thomas Kirby, April 13, 2014 (view all comments by Thomas Kirby)
This is a funny book, but my only complaint is that MOST of the players they mention are from relatively modern years. Had the author included more from when I was actively watching baseball, that is, before the strike cancelled the World Series, I would have rated the book 5 stars. The final chapter is on bad bosses, so the owners don't escape.
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ISBN:
9780307950413
Author:
Bondy, Filip
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Subject:
Baseball - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Subject:
Baseball
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
35 PHOTOS
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.51 in 0.5563 lb

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