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Postby bell » Sat Dec 20, 2003 5:43 am

In an attempt to reach beyond the realm of fantasy baseball, this thread has been created with the hope of basking in the written word. Whether it be in the form of a book, an article, a review, etc., utilize this forum to share with others and embark on lively (even mildly dangerous) discussions about galvanizing reads.

And most of all, prove that there are things to read other than Moneyball!
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Postby bell » Sat Dec 20, 2003 5:44 am

And so I will begin with a very brief excerpt from a humorous Nick Hornby article regarding none other than Moneyball (Okay, so consider this the cleansing process.):
Anyway, I understood about one word in every four of Moneyball, and it's still the best and most engrossing sports book I've read for years. If you know anything about baseball, you will enjoy it four times as much as I did, which means that you might explode.
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Postby Swinger » Sat Dec 20, 2003 11:05 am

Anyway, I understood about one word in every four of Moneyball, and it's still the best and most engrossing sports book I've read for years. If you know anything about baseball, you will enjoy it four times as much as I did, which means that you might explode.


:-b .. so true..

But I've read other stuff, like.. um
some of Sandy Koufax' biography (but it was hard to read)
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Postby DK » Sat Dec 20, 2003 3:51 pm

Tons of Negro League stuff. I've studied them all my life (What you get for living next to one of them ;-D )
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Postby Guest » Sat Dec 20, 2003 7:36 pm

Nberan wrote:Every one need 2 read enders game


Agreed, Ender's Game is an awesome book.
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Postby DK » Sat Dec 20, 2003 7:38 pm

Anonymous wrote:
Nberan wrote:Every one need 2 read enders game


Agreed, Ender's Game is an awesome book.


Yup, that last post was me. I need to fix my computer.
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Postby KPucks » Sun Dec 21, 2003 10:49 pm

Nberan wrote:Every one need 2 read enders game


I just finished reading that for school. It was pretty good.
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Postby Absolutely Adequate » Mon Dec 22, 2003 2:36 am

I really liked The Professor and The Madman (I think that's the name).
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Postby Arlo » Mon Dec 22, 2003 8:19 am

KPucks wrote:
Nberan wrote:Every one need 2 read enders game


I just finished reading that for school. It was pretty good.

Good one! ;-D
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