The Soul Of Baseball: A Road Trip Through Buck O’Neil’S America
When Legendary Negro League player Buck O'Neil asked sports columnist Joe Posnanski how he fell in love with baseball, Posnanski had to think about it. From that question was born the idea behind BASEBALL AND JAZZ. Posnanski and the 94 year old O'Neil decided to spend the 2005 baseball season touring the country in hopes of stirring up the love that first drew them to the game. This book is just a...
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: William Morrow; 1St Edition edition (February 27, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1036393
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“More than a baseball book, this is really a story about life and how to live it! Posnanski does a masterful job relating the experiences of Buck O'Neil in a world that could have caused him to become cynical. Here is a tribute to how positive attitu...”
much the story of Buck O'Neil as it is the story of baseball. In a time when disillusioned, steroid–shooting, money hungry athletes define the sport, Buck O'Neil stands out as a man that truly played for the love of the game. Posnanski writes about that love and the one thing that O'Neil loved almost as much as baseball: jazz. BASEBALL AND JAZZ is an endearing step back in time to the days when the crack of a bat and the smoky notes of a midnight jam session were the sounds that brought the most joy to a man's heart.