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J. R. Moehringer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning feature writer and the author of The Tender Bar, has selected the best in sports writing from the past year. Chosen from more than 350 national, regional, and specialty publications and, increasingly, the top sports blogs, this collection showcases those journalists who are at the top of their game.

Synopsis:

Chosen from more than 350 national, regional, and specialty publications, the 20 pieces in this anthology embrace the world of sports in all its drama, humanity, and excitement. Contributors include Scott Price, Rick Bragg, Gary Smith, and J.R. Moehringer.

Synopsis:

Peter Gammons selects the year's best in sports writing.

Synopsis:

The Best American Sports Writing gathers the very best from sports journalists from the past year.

Synopsis:

Well established as the premier sports anthology, The Best American Sports Writing brings together the finest writing on sports to appear in the past year. Edited by the award-winning Peter Gammons, the pieces in this volume embrace the world of sports in all its drama, humanity, and excitement.

About the Author

PETER GAMMONS is currently an analyst and writer for the MLB network and makes regular appearances on MLB Tonight. Gammons began his career at the Boston Globe and also worked for Sports Illustrated. He was a long-time analyst for ESPN and regularly contributed to Baseball Tonight, SportsCenter, and ESPN, the Magazine. He was voted National Sportswriter of the Year for 1989, 1990, and 1993, and in 2004, he was awarded the J. G. Taylor Spink Award at the Baseball Hall of Fame for outstanding baseball writing.

GLENN STOUT is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547152486
Author:
Gammons, Peter
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Editor:
Stout, Glenn
Editor:
Gammons, Peter
Author:
Moehringer, J. R.
Author:
Stout, Glenn
Author:
Gammons, Peter
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports Writing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American Sports Writing
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 0.8 lb

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Product details 432 pages Mariner Books - English 9780547152486 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Chosen from more than 350 national, regional, and specialty publications, the 20 pieces in this anthology embrace the world of sports in all its drama, humanity, and excitement. Contributors include Scott Price, Rick Bragg, Gary Smith, and J.R. Moehringer.
"Synopsis" by ,

Peter Gammons selects the year's best in sports writing.

"Synopsis" by , The Best American Sports Writing gathers the very best from sports journalists from the past year.
"Synopsis" by ,
Well established as the premier sports anthology, The Best American Sports Writing brings together the finest writing on sports to appear in the past year. Edited by the award-winning Peter Gammons, the pieces in this volume embrace the world of sports in all its drama, humanity, and excitement.
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