This masterful countdown of 50 of the most memorable episodes in baseball’s history will make you fall in love with the sport all over again – or indeed for the very first time.
No.1 New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski writes of major moments that created legends – Babe Ruth’s called shot, Kirk Gibson’s limping home run – alongside those raw with the humanity of the game: the unheralded heroes, the mesmerising mistakes. These are moments so powerful they feel like myth – even to a Brit raised on googlies, leg-slips and silly mid offs.
Published to tie in with the 2024 ‘London Series’, when the New York Mets take on the Philadelphia Phillies – and with plenty of new material for British readers – this is the book to infect a nation with a new sporting passion.
Joe Posnanski is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of six books, including The Baseball 100, Paterno and The Secret of Golf. He has been named National Sportswriter of the Year by five different organisations. He writes at JoePosnanski.com and currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his family.