Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In The Minor Leagues Of Baseball

March 17, 2015|
Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In The Minor Leagues Of Baseball by John Feinstein
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Minor league baseball is quintessentially American: small towns, small stadiums, $5 tickets, $2 hot dogs, the never-ending possibility of making it big. But looming above it all is always the real deal: Major League Baseball. John Feinstein takes the reader behind the curtain into the guarded world of the minor leagues, like no other writer can. Where Nobody Knows Your Name explores the trials and travails of the inhabitants of Triple-A, focusing on nine men, including players, managers and umpires, among many colorful characters, living on the cusp of the dream. The book tells the stories of former World Series hero Scott Podsednik, giving it one more shot; Durham Bulls manager Charlie Montoya, shepherding generations across the line; and designated hitter Jon Lindsey, a lifelong minor leaguer, waiting for his day to come. From Raleigh to Pawtucket, from Lehigh Valley to Indianapolis and beyond, this is an intimate and exciting look at life in the minor leagues, where you’re either waiting for the call or just passing through.

JOHN FEINSTEIN is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the classics sports books A Season on the Brink and A Good Walk Spoiled, along with many other bestsellers. His first YA mystery, Last Shot, won The Edgar Allen Poe Award for mystery writing. He is a member of Naismith Basketball Hall of Fa...
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Title:Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In The Minor Leagues Of Baseball
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 7.95 X 5.16 X 0.79 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 7.95 X 5.16 X 0.79 in
Published:March 17, 2015
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307949585

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