Men at work: the craft of baseball

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Macmillan, 1990 - Sports & Recreation - 353 pages
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Will examines four of the most "professional" men in baseball today and shows that the special pleasures of the game are perfectly represented by each of them--as they approach the game with the same obsessive attention to detail as any fine craftsman.

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User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

I can't believe it took me so long to read this book. Though the material is dated by more than two decades, Will's fluid prose combined with a wide range of historical and (then) contemporary baseball anecdotes make for a terrific reading experience leading up to Opening Day 2014. Read full review

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User Review  - Erik - Goodreads

This book is quite literally “inside baseball”. In in-depth interviews with Tony LaRussa, Orel Hershiser, Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken Jr. the author, conservative columnist George F. Will, uncovers ... Read full review

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The Pitcher
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The Batter
80
Copyright

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Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball by George F. Will
Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball, by George F. Will, a Trade PB from Harper Paperbacks, an imprint of harpercollins Publishers.
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George Will: Biography and Much More from Answers.com
Men At Work: The Craft of Baseball, based on in-depth interviews with players and managers, was published in April 1990 and became a bestseller. ...
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George F. Will | Newsweek.com
In 1990, "Men At Work: The Craft of Baseball," (Macmillan) became a bestseller. Will was born in Champaign, Illinois in 1941, and educated at Trinity ...
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George F. Will - By David Plotz - Slate Magazine
Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball (1990), his first baseball book, outsold his 10 other books combined. It is also the best-selling baseball book ever. ...
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GEORGE WILL - News
Some of Will's well-known books include Men at Work: the Craft of Baseball and Statecraft as Soulcraft. He is known for his conservative commentary as well ...
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The Trouble With Being Perfect - New York Times
By GEORGE F. WILL; GEORGE F. WILL, THE SYNDICATED COLUMNIST, IS THE AUTHOR OF "MEN AT WORK: THE CRAFT OF BASEBALL." TED WILLIAMS A Baseball Life. ...
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JCCC::George Will to Speak at JCCC April 23
In 1990, he published Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball, which topped The New York Times bestseller list for two months. In 1998, Scribner published Bunts: ...
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E-net! News And Information
An avid baseball fan, Will often talks about the sport in his columns, and he penned two books on the game: Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball and Bunts: ...
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... understanding of baseball from the allegedly anti-heroic vision extolled by George F. Will in his 1990 bestseller, Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball. ...
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ABC News: ABCNEWS' George Will
He has published two books on baseball: Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball (1990) and Bunts: Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose and Other Reflections on ...
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About the author (1990)

George F. Will is a columnist for the Washington Post Writer's Group, a contributing editor of "Newsweek, " and a regular guest on the weekly ABC-TV program "This Week." A winner of the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, he lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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