More Than Merkle

More Than Merkle

A History of the Best and Most Exciting Baseball Season in Human History

Book - 2003
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Univ of Nebraska
“I have done a report of some kind on the Fred Merkle story, whether in print, on radio, or on TV, on or about its anniversary, September 23, virtually every year since I was in college. The saga has always seemed to me to be a microcosm not just of baseball, nor of celebrity, but of life. The rules sometimes change while you’re playing the game. Those you trust to tell you the changes often don’t bother to. That for which history still mocks you, would have gone unnoticed if you had done it a year or a month or a day before. That’s who Fred Merkle is. I have often proposed September 23 as a national day of amnesty, in Fred Merkle's memory.”—Keith Olbermann, from his foreword.


Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic, 2003
ISBN: 9780803259461
0803259468
Branch Call Number: 796.357 An23m
Characteristics: 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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