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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Men At Work is an extremely well-written piece that analyzes the four basic elements of baseball: managing, pitching, hitting, and fielding. George Will chooses one person for each of the four ... Read full review

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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

Contents

The Hard Blue Glow
1
The Pitcher
67
The Batter
80
Copyright

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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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