Do you like baseball? Are you an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan? Get ready to laugh out loud as writer Max Blue pays homage to what he refers to as the qbaseball godsq and his beloved Phillies. With wit and insight, Blue delivers a jam-packed account of milestones, rundowns, and nearly 1, 000 limericks regaling the team, its players and legendary games. Relive the glory days when the Phillies faced off with the Boston Red Sox in the World Series of 1915. Blue will take you out to the ballgame and you'll be glad you took this nostalgic journey to what he describes as qa mystical love for this green field in the sun.q A retired scientist, Max Blue currently lives, works, eats and sleeps baseball. He resides with his wife, the luminous Liddy, in New Jersey, a mere 20-minute ride to Citizens Bank Park, where the Phillies play in south Philadelphia. He has four children and five grandchildren.Max Blue ... By Saam received the Ford C. Frick Award from the Baseball Hall of Fame for career excellence in baseball ... strength-sapping West Coast trips, where it is near impossible to focus on baseball; too many distractions, especially anbsp;...
|Title||:||Phillies Journal 1888-2008;History of Baseball Phillies in Prose and Limerick|
|Publisher||:||Strategic Book Publishing - 2009-04|