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Postby shortsavage » Tue Jan 11, 2005 4:41 pm

I am almost done reading Jim Collins' <u>The Last Best League</u>, a GREAT book on the NCAA Cape Cod Leagues.

<u>Moneyball</u> was on my Winter Break reading list last year.

Besides those two books, I am realitively unaware of solid baseball literature. I would love to hear any reccomendations on other good baseball literature, as I cannot imagine what I am going to do when I finish Collins' book later this week.

Thank you for your suggestions!
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Postby Absolutely Adequate » Tue Jan 11, 2005 4:59 pm

This could help, maybe.
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Postby shortsavage » Tue Jan 11, 2005 6:58 pm

Thanks :-)
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Postby Pogotheostrich » Wed Jan 12, 2005 10:31 am

I don't think it was mentioned in the other thread and if you haven't read it already "Ball Four" is a great baseball book.
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Postby shortsavage » Wed Jan 12, 2005 2:02 pm

Cool. After reading reviews, I am going to find a way to read all of these books:

About 80% Luck by Gene Wojciechowski

Screwball by David Ferrell

The Natural by Bernard Malamud

Ball Four by Jim Bouton

Thanks for your help!
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