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Lost in the Sun: The Comebacks and Comedowns of Major League Ballplayers

Lost in the Sun: The Comebacks and Comedowns of Major League Ballplayers (Paperback)

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Baseball players, like teams, have their ups and downs. Pitchers inexplicably lose their command of the strike zone, batters think themselves into deep slumps, and injuries, addiction, and poor decision-making can radically change the fortunes of either. It's in the response to such adversity that memorable stories are made. This book focuses both on players whose determination in the face of injury or private demons landed them back in the big leagues and stars who never recovered from their dramatic, unexpected falls. Profiled here are 14 players whose stories are among the most stirring in baseball history: Tony Conigliaro, Monte Stratton, Pete Rose, Bert Shepard, Eddie Waitkus, Mark Wohlers, Red Barney, Lou Brissie, Tommy John, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Steve Blass, Dave Dravecky, and Joe Jackson.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBaseball Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 15/11/2007 ISBN-13: 9780786432189  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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