Bottom of the Ninth

Bottom of the Ninth

Fifty years ago, as baseball faced crises on and off the field, two larger-than-life figures took center stage, each on a quest to reinvent the national pastime

In the late 1950s, baseball was under siege. Up-and-coming cities that wanted teams of their own were being rebuffed by the owners, and in response Congress was threatening to revoke the sport's antitrust exemption. These problems were magnified by what was happening on the field, as the New York Yankees… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (April 27, 2010)

Collection: Times Books

Language: English


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