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100 Years of the World Seriesby Eric Enders
Synopses & Reviews
and#147;This gorgeous, eye-popping survey clearly bats clean-upand#8221;and#151;
Bill Ott, Booklist
"Captures the spirit and passion of championship baseball.and#8221;and#151;The Boston Globe "One of the most informative and entertaining books on the 'Fall Classic.' This well-written, well-researched book should appeal to baseball fans.and#8221;and#151;Library Journal
"Chock-full of wonderful vintage photos.and#8221;and#151;Publishers Weekly
The ultimate homage to the biggest event in Americaand#8217;s pastimeand#151;now updated to include the 2005 and 2006 World Series and additions to the already-bulging stats section in the back of the book. Written by noted baseball historian Eric Enders, this large-format, year-by-year, encyclopedic volume is the most detailed reference on the Series ever published. Itand#8217;s packed with fascinating sidebars and hundreds of remarkable photographs of legends like Ruth, Jackson, and Bonds at play, as well as candid behind-the-scenes shots and breathtaking panoramic park views. With this comprehensive play-by-play, fans can relive a centuryand#8217;s worth of heartstopping action, unforgettable performances, and human drama.
and#147;The photographic selectionand#133;is superior, even inspired, and Endersand#8217;s research yields many original findings. But, perhaps most important, his prose captures the spirit and passion of championship baseball.and#8221;and#160; and#151;Bill Nowlin, The Boston Globe
and#147;Captures sensational moments.and#8221;and#151;Kent Allen, U.S. News and World Report
and#147;My favorite of recent World Series books.and#8221;and#151;Rob Neyer, ESPN.com
Includes bibliographical references (p. 314) and index.
With this comprehensive play-by-play, you can relive a century's worth of the heartstopping action, the unforgettable performances, and the human drama that have become synonymous with the Fall Classic. Arranged by year, this attractive, large-format volume is packed with hundreds of remarkable photographs of legends like Ruth, Jackson, and Bonds at play, as well as candid behind-the-scenes shots, and breathtaking panoramic park views. Images even include little seen baseball memorabilia and promotional items. Test your baseball trivia know-how against the extensive Series statistics included here, including box and line scores for every game played. Fascinating sidebars trace the evolution of the game from its nineteenth century roots to the rise and fall of the Negro League World Series to the importance of broadcast media, and much more. Written by noted baseball historian Eric Enders, this encyclopedic book is the most detailed popular reference ever published on the greatest sports championship in the world.
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