Keepers of the Game

When the Baseball Beat Was the Best Job on the Paper

Dennis D'Agostino

Keepers of the Game celebrates the last generation of baseball writers whose careers were rooted in Teletype machines, train travel and ten-team leagues and who wielded an influence and power within the game that are unthinkable today.
Publication date:
February 2013
Publisher :
Potomac Books, Inc.
Language:
English
Illustration :
16 B&W photos; index
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9781597976916

Dimensions : 152 X 228 cm
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£18.99
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Overview
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• Celebrates the last generation of baseball writers

Keepers of the Game celebrates the last generation of baseball writers whose careers were rooted in Teletype machines, train travel and ten-team leagues and who wielded an influence and power within the game that are unthinkable today. Twenty-three vintage baseball beat writers tell their own stories in a first-person format, with an individual chapter devoted to each writer.