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by Roger Angell
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Roger Angell bibliography. Late Innings: A Baseball Companion. New York, NY: Ballantine Books. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-671-42567-8. ISBN 978-0-345-36737-2. A Pitcher's Story: Innings with David Cone. New York, NY: Grand Central Publishing.
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Since 1962, he has written more than a hundred Sporting Scene pieces, mostly on baseball but also on tennis, hockey, football, rowing, and horse racing. His baseball books include The Summer Game, Five Seasons, Late Innings, Season Ticket, Once More Around the Park, A Pitcher’s Story, and Game Time. Nothing but You: Love Stories from The New Yorker is an anthology of fiction selected by him.
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A pitcher's story: innings with David Cone. When You Reach September 18 Late Wars 19 Extra Innings David Cone Lifetime Record Acknowledgments. Cone has won 184 regular season games pitching for the Royals, Mets, Blue Jays, and Yankees, with a perfect game, a Cy Young Award, and other honors over a 16-year career. Angell, author of the.
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Carol and Roger Angell, 1966.
Roger Angell looks back on a long and distinguished writing life. Carol and Roger Angell, 1966. And he’s even better in his pen portrait of V. S. Pritchett, the English short-story writer and essayist: A short, strong-looking man, with thick shoulders and an uptilted gaze, he appeared at times to be standing behind an invisible pub counter, or perhaps about to oversee the unloading of a shipment of crocuses or greyhounds.
THIS BOOK IS ABOUT BASEBALL GAMES AND PLAYERS AND seasons that I watched from the spring of 1977 to the late summer of 1981, and also about the substrata of the sport---money, celebrity, power, traditions, and social change---that lie beneath its green and ordered fields. Most of the autumn chapters include a summary of the campaigns just past, but readers are advised not to take these as history. Many deserving ball teams and outstanding players have been slighted in these pages, because I did not see them play over an extended span of games, and other clubs and stars reappear so frequently as to suggest some bias at work. I admit to the charge. I am still a baseball fan as well as a baseball writer, and old fans like to retrace their steps; I like to be in Scottsdale and St. Petersburg in March, in Fenway Park in July (September there hurts too much), at Shea whenever the Mets appear to be breathing, and in Yankee Stadium or Chavez Ravine or walking over he bridge across the Allegheny to Three Rivers Stadium in October. I take sides during most games and through every summer, and although this disqualifies me as a Gibbon, it has probably kept me cheerful. As Bill Veeck always says, it's meant to be fun.
Some readers may hear a somber, almost funereal murmur in this book's title. This is not intended, for although big-league baseball is long past its innocent youth and well into what appears to be a disordered and self-destructive sort of middle age, it is a flushed and vigorous reprobate, with astounding recuperative powers. I suggest two lighter alternative readings---"Late" as in the late news: the baseball news of recent years; or, perhaps better, the later, most absorbing innings of a good game, when we in the stands begin to understand its particular pace and patterns, and even to pick up some glimmering of its resolution.