Voices From Cooperstown by: Anthony J. Connor
This unique book opens a window to the time when baseball, America's favorite pastime, was indeed played mainly for the love of it. Here are recollections of old-time craftsmen such as Grover Cleveland Alexander, Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Lefty Grove, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, and Cy Young. Memories and photographs create an informal, sweeping portrait of a century of baseball -- and America. Fans of all ages will discover how baseball became a symbol of joy and loyalty, a sport that reflected the players and their times. Filled with sentiments of baseball at its best, this volume celebrates the national pastime that continues to link one generation to another.