Take Me Out to the Cubs Game: 35 Former Ballplayers Speak of Losing at Wrigley

There s too much nature in that ballpark Harry ChitiAnd make no mistake, whether it s the wind full tilt off Lake Michigan, an early season snowstorm at Waveland and Sheffield, or spring ivy hiding the batted balls of the visiting nine, nature seems to have Wrigley Field and the Cubbies under its thumb In this book, John Skipper talks with 35 former Chicago Cubs who re There s too much nature in that ballpark Harry ChitiAnd make no mistake, whether it s the wind full tilt off Lake Michigan, an early season snowstorm at Waveland and Sheffield, or spring ivy hiding the batted balls of the visiting nine, nature seems to have Wrigley Field and the Cubbies under its thumb In this book, John Skipper talks with 35 former Chicago Cubs who relive their ball playing days and speculate on the eternally middling and undeniably popular Northsiders This troop of now grizzled bears, including Claude Passeau, Hank Wyse, Alvin Dark, Don Kessinger, Joe Niekro, Pete LaCock, and slugger Hank Sauer, hold forth on the front office moves, gruelling day game scheduling and sometimes agonizing play of one of baseball s oldest, unluckiest and yet most revered franchises.
Take Me Out to the Cubs Game Former Ballplayers Speak of Losing at Wrigley There s too much nature in that ballpark Harry ChitiAnd make no mistake whether it s the wind full tilt off Lake Michigan an early season snowstorm at Waveland and Sheffield or spring ivy hiding th

  • Title: Take Me Out to the Cubs Game: 35 Former Ballplayers Speak of Losing at Wrigley
  • Author: John C. Skipper
  • ISBN: 9780786408108
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Paperback
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