The Baseball Buff's Bathroom Book, Volume II (Paperback)
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From Enos Slaughter's Mad Dash from first to home to win the 1946 World Series, to the meteoric rise and fall of Mark 'The Bird' Fidrych, one of the greatest pitching talents of all time and the disappearance of the St. Louis Browns, this book presents fifty articles about major players and events in Major League Baseball, both historical and contemporary. The articles, 1,000 to 2,500 words each, of interesting and entertaining facts and opinions, are designed to be enjoyed in short periods of down time as the title suggests. Volume I of this series was called 'Another Grand Slam for Carl Johnson' by one reviewer. This book will entertain anyone from the most avid baseball fan to the casual follower of the game. Subjects include Ron Guidry, Louisiana Lightning, Ted Williams and Stan Musial, Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub, and many of the more exciting and suspense filled World Series and Playoffs and many more. The ideal book for the baseball fan and the ideal Christmas or Birthday gift for the baseball fan on your list.
About the Author
Carl H. Johnson covers the Boston Red Sox in a column called Baseball World for the Biddeford, Maine, Journal Tribune and writes a blog of the same name. He is the author of the popular book 'From Beer To Beards' which chronicles the Red Sox voyage From Worst to First in 2011-2013, 'Wait 'Til Next Year, 2016, which traces the development of the 2016 Red Sox team from last place in 2015 to the Playoffs in 2016 and 'The Baseball Buffs Bathroom Book, Volume I, which presented 50 articles about some of the greatest baseball players and events in baseball, both historical and contemporary. His latest book is 'The Baseball Buff's Bathroom Book, Volume II' which recalls events and players such as Enos Slaughter's Mad Dash from first to home to win the 1946 World Series and the meteoric rise and fall of Mark, The Bird' Fidrych. He is working on 'Big Papi and The Kids', a book chronicling the successes of David Ortiz and the young Red Sox team's successes in the 2016 season and expects it to be available before Christmas.