Short Season and Other Stories

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Short Season and Other Stories

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Each night, from April through August, up to a quarter of a million people in small towns and cities across America watch minor league baseball, experiencing the ups and downs of their local team -- every move, every player, every inning. Welcome to the world of Short Season. Meet the Mason City Royals. Live with the team for five months, across eight mid-western towns, with "no more than two days off from April through August and a night-long bus ride every three to six days." Join in the triumphs and misadventures of its collection of hopefuls and has-beens as they get to know each other in English and Spanish, admire baseball groupies, crisscross backroads propelled by a beery-eyed driver in a rattletrap bus, play cards, steal cars, get sent up and down, and somehow through it all play good enough ball to become the Class A champions. -- Provided by publisher

Keywords

Baseball stories, American;

Document Type

Book

ISBN

9780801836145

Publication Date

1988

Publisher

Johns Hopkins University Press

City

Baltimore, MD

Department

Department of Languages and Literatures

Object Description

x, 187 p. ; 24 cm

Language

EN

Short Season and Other Stories

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