Sports Illustrated: Baseball

Sports Illustrated Baseball Stay at the top of the game with this compendium that covers major historical playoff games and records set by big league names like Mickey Mantle and Nolan Ryan Sports Illustrated is known for its ou

  • Title: Sports Illustrated: Baseball
  • Author: Frank Deford George Plimpton Steve Wulf
  • ISBN: 9780517182659
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Stay at the top of the game with this compendium that covers major historical playoff games and records set by big league names like Mickey Mantle and Nolan Ryan Sports Illustrated is known for its outstanding coverage of America s favorite pastime and collected here are the works of some of baseball s best know followers such as Robert Creamer, Steve Wulf, Roy Blount, JrStay at the top of the game with this compendium that covers major historical playoff games and records set by big league names like Mickey Mantle and Nolan Ryan Sports Illustrated is known for its outstanding coverage of America s favorite pastime and collected here are the works of some of baseball s best know followers such as Robert Creamer, Steve Wulf, Roy Blount, Jr and Run Fimrite It s the perfect way to score a home run

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  • Frank Deford George Plimpton Steve Wulf

    Frank Deford born December 16, 1938, in Balti, Maryland is a senior contributing writer for Sports Illustrated, author, and commentator.DeFord has been writing for Sports Illustrated since the early 1960s In addition to his Sports Illustrated duties, he is also a correspondent for HBO s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and a regular, Wednesday commentator for National Public Radio s Morning Edition.His 1981 novel, Everybody s All American, was named one of Sports Illustrated s Top 25 Sports Books of All Time and was later made into a movie directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Dennis Quaid.In the early 1990s Deford took a brief break from NPR and other professional activities to serve as editor in chief of The National newspaper , a short lived, daily U.S sports newspaper It debuted January 31, 1990 and folded after eighteen months The newspaper was published Sundays through Fridays and had a tabloid format.Deford is also the chairman emeritus of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation He became involved in cystic fibrosis education and advocacy after his daughter, Alexandra Alex was diagnosed with the illness in the early 1970s After Alex died on January 19, 1980, at the age of eight, Deford chronicled her life in the memoir Alex The Life of a Child The book was made into a movie starring Craig T Nelson and Bonnie Bedelia in 1986 In 1997, it was reissued in an expanded edition, with updated information on the Defords and Alex s friends.Deford grew up in Balti, Maryland, and attended the Gilman School in Balti He is a graduate of Princeton University and now resides in Westport, Connecticut, with his wife, Carol They have two surviving children Christian b 1969 and Scarlet b 1980 Their youngest daughter Scarlet was adopted a few months after the loss of Alex.

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  • Sports Illustrated: Baseball was a wonderful trip to the past. Memories of great events in basseball, some obscure ones, and even better writing about it.



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