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'The Rookie' by Eliot Asinof

The Rookie by Eliot Asinof, 1953

The magic trick:

Bringing an internal monologue to a standard sports situation

Take it from a sportswriter – sometimes postgame quotes just aren’t enough to make an interesting story. 158 more words


The 2015 Reading Challenge

I saw this posted by a friend on Facebook and decided I would participate.

50 books to be read in 2015.

Well, to be exact, 52 (one of the assignments is for a trilogy). 375 more words

Fun Fact Black Friday: Black Sox Scandel

The 1919 Chicago White Sox.

Well, it’s Black Friday, and I thought, Black Friday, Black Sox. See where I am going here? We’ve all heard, “Say it ain’t so Joe” (which, in reality, was probably never said). 276 more words

Eight Men Out

Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series by Eliot Asinof

So this is another book I borrowed from my daddy (which means that it’s a book about baseball), and it’s one that he liked a lot. 360 more words