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Summer Of 49 By David Halberstam


summer Of 49 By David Halberstam

baseball fantasy: the down-to-the-wire penant race between Joe DiMaggio's New York Yankee's and Ted William's Boston Red Sox. For hundreds of descriptions, stats, and stories like this, read. Baseball represented not just competition, as did most sports, but lifeno mere victory, but struggle. But he, as much as anyone else, helped the team win by always playing well in the clutch, an ability for which he was dubbed Old Reliable by broadcaster Mel Allen. "It was the last part of the radio era, before television transformed sports into 'entertainment.' It was radio instead of TV, trains instead of planes, it was day ball rather than night games, grass stadiums instead of Astroturf, a time when management was all-powerful rather. And at the end of the book, he tells us what has become of them.

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But Boston chipped away at the lead until the final day of the season, when the two teams met to decide the pennant. And Halberstam doesnt just talk about 1949; he john Steinbeck - Grapes of Wrath vs Of Mice and Men takes us through their entire careerstheir battles with the media, with injuries, with each other. Halberstam does a splendid job of catching the quirks of these two giants: Williams' overblown ego No one could throw a fastball past. Simply a great baseball book. Baseball today is not what it should be, one old-timer once wrote. God could come down from Heaven, and He couldn't throw it past me and computerlike brain; DiMaggio's painful shyness and doelike grace. The one interview he couldnt get, regrettably, was from the most important member of the Yankees: Joe DiMaggio. We also are introduced to one of the forgotten stars of the era: Dominic DiMaggio of the Sox. America was struggling, tooone generation still emotionally chastened by the Depression, the other increasingly emboldened to expansion and entrepreneurship; the entire country's culture and class structure splintered by immigration and nearly upended by the war. DiMaggio was just one of the first generation athletes who found the American Dream on the American diamond (baseball commissioner Bart Giamatti, then 11, kept stats on his own all-Italian all-star lineup and many of DiMaggio's fans who couldn't even speak English smuggled Italian flags. The impact of black ballplayers was only beginning to be felt. DiMaggio held himself up to similar standards, but for a different reason.

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