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Drawing from more than 250 interviews, a trove of previously untapped documents, and Ruth family records, Leavy breaks through the mythology that has obscured the legend and delivers the man.
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– Doris Kearns Goodwin
on The Last Boy
on Sandy Koufax
Leavyâ€™s hilarious debut is a strong early candidate for MVP of the sports novel seasonâ€¦As raunchy as stories by Dan Jenkins and Peter Gent, as authentic as exposes by Jim Bouton and Jim Brosnan, this tale will delight.
– Publishers Weekly
on Squeeze Play
News & Events
Read Jane's op-ed in the New York Times on the sale, at the end of 1919, that changed baseball â€” and New York City â€” forever: One hundred years ago on Christmas Day, typically the slowest news day of the year, George Herman Ruth Jr. knew there would be a news hole...
And will be featured in the October 6, 2019 paperback row highlights fromÂ The New York Times: This detail-packed biography of the baseball legend recounts his eventful life and tracks the machinations behind his rise to an unprecedented kind of celebrity in the...