Synopses & Reviews
Even the most ardent baseball fan will be amazed at the quirks, quips, and comments in Baseball Gold. Consisting entirely of bits and pieces of baseballand#8217;s offbeat history, this volume covers teams and a myriad of players, owners, managers, and broadcastersand#8212;from their exploits on the field to those behind clubhouse doors. It can even be picked up in the middle and read backwardand#8212;one nugget at a time.
About the Author
Dan Schlossberg is the author of more than 30 baseball books and thousands of articles about the game. He is the coauthor of the autobiographies of Ron Blomberg and Milo Hamilton; wrote baseball articles for the in-flight magazines of United Airlines and US Airways; and has covered spring training, the All-Star Game, the winter meetings, and other special events for Ball Talk, a syndicated radio show for which he is cohost and managing editor. Milo Hamilton is a sportscaster, best known for calling play-by-play for seven different Major League Baseball teams since 1953. Brooks Robinson is a former Major League Baseball player who spent all of his 23 seasons with the Baltimore Orioles. He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.